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.
Governor is pleased to fix the amount of administrative cost to be borne by the requiring departments towards direct purchase of land as follows:
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.
Governor is pleased to allow the various departments of the State Government and the Central Government department to go in for the direct purchase of land for public purpose.
Direct Purchase of Land for Public purposes to ensure optimal utilisation of public funds and early implementation of important infrastructure projects like food godowns, roads, bridges etc.