PANAJI: Of the 7,869 occupants/tenants entitled for compensation with respect to land acquired for the new Mopa greenfield international project, 618 people have been paid compensation ranging between 25 to 80 per sqm, the Union minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha stated.
Sinha informed that a total of 87 people have applied for enhanced compensation. The total area acquired by the Goa government for construction of the airport is 78,41,730sqm where the area marked for commercial utilization is 18.2% of the total project area.
The information was provided to Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the plaque to lay the foundation stone for the airport, last month. With regards to Smart Cities Mission Guidelines, the government of India will provide financial support to the mission to the extent of 48,000 crore over five years which works out to an average 100 crore per city per year. An equal amount on matching basis will have to be contributed by the state/urban local body.
Till date a sum of 2 crore has been allotted to the Goa government for Panaji under the Smart City Mission and a total of 4,572.20 crore has been released to cities under the Smart Cities Mission during 2015-16 and 2016, Union minister of State for urban development Rao Inderjit Singh informed Naik in a written reply.
The total area acquired by the Goa government for construction of the airport is 78,41,730sqm where the area marked for commercial utilization is 18.2% of the total project area.
Credits ET Realty