Over Rs 189 cr given as compensation to farmers in Haryana

Last Updated: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 21:24

Chandigarh: The Haryana government has given over Rs 189 crore as compensation to 387 farmers whose land was acquired to set up a nuclear power plant in Fatehabad district.

The compensation was given to farmers in Gorakhpur, Baropal and Kajalheri villages in the district, where more than 615 acres of land have been acquired for the proposed nuclear power plant, Revenue Officer Ram Singh Bishnoi said here on Thursday.

While 268 farmers of Gorakhpur village were given a compensation of over Rs 154 crore for about 503 acres of land, those in Baropal village were given Rs 34 crore for 110 acres, he said.

A farmer in Kajalheri village was given over Rs 54 lakh for 1.78 acres of land, Bishnoi added.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 21:24
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