Land In Ranchi For 8700 Slum Families Acquired By Jharkhand Government
Jharkhand government took possession of the land outside Ranchi from Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) for building pucca houses for slum families under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). The cabinet approved the transfer of 306.86 acre land from HEC by paying the latter a sum of Rs 75.30 crore. The transfer of land was made under agreements made in the HEC revival and modernization package of 2015.
Of the total land, a little over 106 acres will be used to build affordable homes for 8,700 slum families who reside in 42 different slums of Ranchi. In another decision, the cabinet approved the lease renewal process of Khas Mahal land holdings across the state, lease will be renewed for 30 years. Lease holders will also be able to pay the rent and Salaami in installments.
In another decision, the 11 member cabinet approved a new set of rules to promote online transaction in mining sector. The Jharkhand Minerals (Prevention of Illegal Mining, Transportation and Storage) Rules of 2017 will promote issuance of e-challans and online payment.
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