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    Land Acquisition
    The Procedure of Entitlements and Compensation SCDP
    Land Acquisition has done under the Land Acquisition Act No 9 of 1950
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    LARC and Super LARC Systems
    It is possible legally to invite the APs into a consultative table so that their requests can be presented, discussed,
    debated, modified or fine-tuned as an all agreed joint decision based on..
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    Land Acquisition Principles
    Alternative designs will be carefully considered to avoid or minimize land acquisition in general, and particular attention
    will be paid to using minimum of private lands, and as much of public lands as possible.

The progress of land acquisition Process

The Strategic Development Program implemented under the Ministry of Megapolis & Western Development has commenced its development works in the following cities:

• Kandy
• Galle
• Jaffna
• Anuradhapura

Under the Kandy City Development Project, Land Acquisition works have been completed for the development of the Katugasthota Madawala Digana road. Rs. 314.425 million has been paid as compensation and allowances for 991 plots of land under the LARC and the Super LARC methods. , The acquisition of these lands have been conducted by the Divisional Secretariats of Pathadumbara, Kundasale and Gangavatakoralaya as per the Land Acquisition Act No9 of 1950

Acquisition of 312 lots for the development of Dharmashoka Mawatha in Kandy have been completed and a Rs 110.672 million has been paid out to Landowners as compensation.

In addition, Land Acquisition activities for the construction of the multi-functional transport terminal in Kandy is also underway.

Resettlement Families

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LARC and Super LARC Systems

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Acquisition Process

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Under the Galle City Development Project

• Rehabilaition of Moragoda Canal

Land acquisition has been completed and payment of compensation for 440 plots of lands will be carried out under the LARC and Super LARC methods. 98% of the compensation payments to a value of Rs.352.667 Mn has been paid out. The said acquisitions were carried out by the Kadawathsathara Divisional Secretary, Galle as per the Land Acquisition Act No. 9 of 1950.

Parallel to the development of the Moragoda canal, seven Cross canals are also identified for development and the land acquisition process commenced and is in its final stage. Rs.27,622 Mn has been paid as compensation and allowances as at present.

• Heen Ela 1, Heen Ela 2, Heen Ela 3
• Donald Janz Canal
• Bombay Castle Canal
• Belegaha Ela
• Hiribura Ela

Under the Jaffna City Development Project

• Puloli Kodikamam Kachchai Road

345 plots of land have been acquired and 90% of the compensation is completed to a value of Rs.30,539 Mn. The acquisition of lands was carried out by the Divisions Secretaries of Point Pedro, Karawadi and Chavakachcheri.

• Ponnalai-Point Pedro Road

277 lands plots are been acquired for the development/rehabilitation of Ponnalai - Point Pedro Road and 70% of the acquisitions are completed as per the Land Acquisition Act No 9 of 1950. The payment of compensation is scheduled to be completed by November 2018 under the assistance of the Divisional Secretaries of Jaffna, Chenkanai and Sangani under the LARC and Super LARC methods.

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