Land is of critical significance to the vast majority of the poor who derive their livelihood from agriculture. Physical subsistence, procuring a decent, dignified livelihood and the well being of entire family depends on land.
Land and Land Reforms Department, West Bengal
Department of a Land & Land Reforms implements land reforms. Therefore, it is essential to upgrade its capabilities for implementation of land reforms in the interest of the landless, marginal and small farmers.
An Act to provide for the acquisition and transfer, in the public interest, of the undertakings of Sree Saraswaty Press Limited, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Rate of processing fees for mutation of land in rural areas will be the rate as prescribed in Circular No. 398-LP dated 02.02.2017 irrespective of the fact it falls within KMDA area or not.
Processing Fees for Commercial and industrial land is Rs. 500/- per decimal where area is up to 10 decimals and Rs. 1,000/- per decimal where area exceeds 10 decimals.
Indian Tea Association and other stakeholders have been praying for getting facility for payment of salami in instalments considering the present stressed condition of tea industry. Many tea gardens could not get the lease renewed as they could not make payment of salami in full and at a time.
Government of West Bengal has launched Nijo Griha, Nijo Bhumi project. Under this project, ownership of five decimals of land per family of houseless agricultural labourers, artisans and fishermen has been given.