Govt to start land acquisition for road widening


    IMPHAL, May 14: The state government will soon start the process of land acquisition along the North AOC to Minuthong road stretch as it has decided to widen the road stretch at the earliest possible.According to an official source, the process for land acquisition for widening of the road will be done as soon as the state revenue department will made the official notification, as the state government has already decided that the road stretch from North AOC to Minuthong will be widened by 15 metres on both side from the centre of the road median.It further stated that the road widening process will involve land acquisition and demolition of structures on the affected pattaland. However, the land acquisition process may take some more time even as works need to be taken up urgently as the monsoon season will soon set in.On the other hand, the state government has also decided to authorized the purchase of the required land for widening of the said road from the respective pattadars on payment of compensation of land as assessed by the Deputy Commissioner, Imphal east, and the compensation for the standing properties shall be made after due assessment by the PWD, the official source added.


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