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Rajasthan cabinet allows transportation of calf for agriculture and breeding

The proposal of de-acquiring land under Delhi- Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project also cleared.

February 1, 2018, 11:25 am

Rajasthan state secretariat building
Jaipur: The Rajasthan cabinet of ministers on Tuesday approved amendments to a bill allowing the calf of indigenous Nagauri breed of not less than two years for temporary migration or export for the agriculture and breeding purpose only. The Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore informed that the state cabinet  gave approval to an amendment to the Rajasthan Bovine Animal (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) (Amendment) Bill, 2017. This amendment bill will be sent to the president seeking approval before being presented in the state assembly. After the amendment the calf of indigenous Nagauri breed of not less than two years will be permitted for temporary migration or export for the agriculture and breeding purpose only, Rathore sid. After the amendment permission for temporary migration or export will be allowed only for the states where slaughter of bovine animal is prohibited by law. The minister informed that the cabinet also gave nod to repealing of four laws which have served their purposes and have become irrelevant today. These are The Rajasthan Revenue Laws (Extension) Act 1957, The Rajasthan Holdings Consolidation Operation Validating Act 1960, The Rajasthan Land Revenue (Amendment and Validation) Act 1966 and The Rajasthan Imposition of Ceiling on Agricultural Holdings (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1979. He said the cabinet cleared the proposal of de-acquiring around 893.06 hactares out of 1425.36 hactares of land acquired in five villages i.e. Jonaicha Khurd, Googalkota, Shahjahanpur, Bawad and Chaubara for developing Phase-1 (A) in Khushkhera-Bhiwadi- Neemrana Investment Region under Delhi- Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project. The compensation amount for 893.06 hactare acquired land in these villages was around 2785.77 crores which was approximately 3.01 crore per hactare. The state government has decided to acquire equivalent land in villages Palawa, Beerod, Mirzapur and Lamachpura where current acquisition cost is estimated to be approximately 915.6 crores for 893.06 hactares. Hence, the acquisition cost in comparison for 1425.36 hactares will be 1331.14 crores instead of the earlier estimated cost of Rs. 3204.41 crores which is only 41.5% of the earlier estimated cost. The state government has already declared award of Rs. 418.64 crores for 532.30 hactares out of 1425.36 hactares land acquired and to be taken in possession in five villages i.e. Palawa, Beerod, Mirzapur, Lamachpura and Manka. The 60 meter strip of land will also be acquired for the approach road from NH 8.

First published: December 12, 2017