The Uttar Pradesh Government on Tuesday issued a notification to start the land acquisition process for the Jewar Airport. On October 17, the district administration has sent the proposal to the state Govt after taking required consent from the farmers of six villages.
The notification has been issued by Civil Aviation Special Secretary of the UP Govt. Surya Pal Gangwar.
As per the Notification, “Under sub-section (1) of section 11 of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013, the government of Uttar Pradesh is satisfied that a total 1,239.1416 hectares of land is required in the villages Banwariwas, Dayanatpur Kishorpur, Parohi, Ranhera and Rohi in Jewar tehsil of district Gautam Buddh Nagar for public purpose, namely, the development of the Noida International Greenfield Airport, Jewar through the Civil Aviation Depart.”
Giving more information on the above notification, Noida District Magistrate Brajesh Narain Singh said, “It’s a big development. All stakeholders involved have worked really hard for this. The administration will continue to ensure that the necessary proceedings here on are completed on time and the work on the airport begins as scheduled.”
Just two days back, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Aditynath assured in a conclave that the International Airport at Jewar would be ready within next three years. He also added that by the end of December we will get the PM to perform the shilanyas at the site of the international airport at Jewar.
Recently, the Uttar Pradesh Government has also released the first installment of Rs 250 crore to start the land acquisition process. The Greenfield International Airport at Jewar will be built in phases. In the first phase, a total of 1,300-hectares of land needed to be acquired and the estimated cost of the complete project would be around s 15,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore.