Land acquired for JLPP

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Jayankondam, Feb 11 (UNI) The Ariyalur district administration has acquired 3,390 hectares for the Jayamkondam Lignite Power Project (JLPP), taken up by the Neyveli Lignite Corporation, according to District Collector V M Xavier Chrisso Nayagam.

In a release here today, he said as many as 10,325 of the 11,489 land owners, who passed on their property for the project, were awarded a compensation to the tune of Rs 36.56 crore.

Among them, 9,882 had filed petitions seeking higher compensation and this would be sorted out by two special sub-courts.

UNI RV SJ 1129

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