Land owners to get compensation award as per new policy: CM

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Hisar
  • Updated: Dec 30, 2014 19:18 IST

Chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said the state government would give compensation award to land owners, who have been served acquisition notice, according to the new policy laid down by the government.

Replying to a media query on the nuclear plant being established near Gorakhpur, the chief minister said the circumstances have totally changed now because all the land owners have taken compensation for the land that was acquired for setting up the plant.

On lowering bus fare in view of reduction in diesel prices, Khattar said it is not possible to reduce bus fare but it won't be hiked further.

The chief minister later addressed BJP workers and heard the grievances of people during his first visit to Fatehabad after taking over the reins of the state.

"The government has intensified its efforts to save people from polluted water of Ghaggar and a plan to clean it up and make it pollution-free would be accomplished by December 31, 2016. The Punjab government has also given consent for the same," Khattar said.

He announced a slew of incentives for people of Fatehabad, including setting up of a solid waste management plant on 25 acres of land and construction of a new bus stand in Sector 5 on 12 acres.

The chief minister also announced a new government college in Bhuna, construction of block level stadia and new bus stand in Tohana, a bypass connecting Hisar-Ratia road in Tohana, ITI in Jakhal, a centre for hepatitis-C treatment and drug de-addiction centre in Ratia. He also announced to upgrade community health centre, Ratia, to a 50-bed hospital and Rs 60-crore grant for construction or repair of 62 roads in the district.

Khattar said corruption-free governance and administration would be ensured in the state. "Policy for zero-tolerance to corruption had been implemented. Resources looted by the previous government would be made available to people as per law. Poor and needy people would have the first right on resources," he said.

He added that CM window has been launched in all districts to redress people's grievances in a speedy and efficient manner. This would also help in making the administration accountable towards people and beneficiaries, Kattar said.

Praising the functioning of the chief minister, state BJP president Subhash Barala said with his style of working people had admitted that good days of Haryana has been started after the formation of the BJP government.

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