Sun, May 31, 2015, 03:29 PM
The land acquisition ordinance is promulgated for the third time. The ordinance was first promulgated in December last year to amend the Act passed during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government in 2013. An official release said that changes in the 2013 Act "will facilitate farmers to get better compensation and rehabilitation and resettlement benefits" in lieu of land compulsorily acquired by the concerned government. The president has approved the extension of land acquisition ordinace .