Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Rehabilitation and Resilience

  • Ashutosh Handa and Dr. Ramakant Tripathi
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  • Ashutosh Handa

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Uttarakhand, India

  • Dr. Ramakant Tripathi

    Assistant Professor at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Uttarakhand, India

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The right to fair compensation and transparency in land acquisition, rehabilitation and resettlement act, 2013 brings an important change in the Indian policy regarding land purchase for development project. The main features of the act are discussed in this article, including demands on consent, reasonable compensation, societal effect studies and through the settlement and rehabilitation plans. It also looks at the challenges faced in putting the act into practise and its effect on communities that have been displaced although it has a progressive foundation, its effective use is restricted by practical issues like valuation gaps and bureaucratic delays. To guarantee that the act is successful in promoting fair and equitable development. The article ends with recommendation for improving institutional capacity, simplifying procedures, increasing transparency, in community engagement and putting up strong monitoring measures.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 3305 - 3317

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.117801

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