Jharkhand approves NTPC R&R plan for project affected persons in Hazaribagh

Jharkhand today approved the rehabilitation and resettlement (R&R) package of the National Thermal Power Corporation for “project affected persons” in Hazaribagh district. The R&R of the NTPC, approved by the Advisory Council to Governor Syed Ahmed, would cover 8,330 “project affected persons” at Pakri-Barwadih Coal Mining area of the district, Cabinet Coordination Department’s Principal Secretary N N Pandey said here. As per the NTPC BSE 1.62 % policy, a person having lost less than one acre to the project would get Rs 30,000 per year and the person having lost more than one acre of land would receive Rs 36,000 per annum. The annuity would continue for thirty years, Pandey said. Those having lost houses would be helped in construction by the NTPC

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