The Noida International Airport Restricted (NIAL) on Thursday despatched a proposal to the state authorities to amass 2,050 hectares from 13 villages for the third and fourth phases of the international greenfield airport in Jewar, officers mentioned.
The transfer comes a day after the federal government elevated the world of land required to rehabilitate farmers displaced by the second part of the greenfield airport. It additionally hiked the land acquisition fee underneath the second part to ₹3,100 from ₹2,300 per sq. metre, which was the speed given to farmers underneath the primary part.
The revised fee will now be uniform for all upcoming phases, officers mentioned.
To make certain, the Uttar Pradesh authorities earlier this month permitted the land acquisition for the phases 3 and 4 at a value of ₹6,300 crore.
“The Uttar Pradesh authorities has already given their approval for the land acquisition for phases 3 and 4. Subsequently, now we have despatched the proposal to amass 2,050 hectares of land in a complete of 13 villages positioned in Jewar space. We now have despatched the small print of the mentioned land which can be used for building of the Noida airport and upkeep, restore and operations hubs,” mentioned Arun Vir Singh chief government officer, NIAL.
NIAL is the Uttar Pradesh authorities’s nodal company shaped to supervise the event of the aviation hub.
It has despatched the proposal to Gautam Budh Nagar administration which is accountable for the land acquisition course of underneath the Proper to Honest Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.
In its proposal, NIAL mentioned it can purchase 1,350 hectares for part 3 and 700 hectares part 4 in a single go.
The villages from the place the land can be acquired embody Banwaribas, Thora, Neemka and Sabota, amongst others. “We are going to purchase the land underneath the provisions of the 2013 Land Act,” mentioned Suhas LY, district Justice of the Peace, Gautam Budh Nagar.
“As soon as we obtain the proposal, we are going to perform a social influence evaluation examine of the 13 villages earlier than taking ahead the method,” mentioned Balram Singh, extra district Justice of the Peace, Gautam Budh Nagar.
The administration is at the moment within the technique of buying a complete of 1,363.45 hectares for part 2.It has already acquired 1,334 hectares underneath part one of many mission and handed it over to Swiss firm Zurich International AG, which is the concessionaire creating the airport. The agency has accomplished over 20% of the event work on the airport, mentioned its officers.
Underneath part 1, the airport will initially cater to 12 million passengers yearly, which can be elevated to 70 million by part 4. It’ll begin operations with one runway and practically 100,000 flight actions a 12 months, mentioned officers.
The runway can be 3,900 metres lengthy and have a standing capability to accommodate 28 plane. The passenger terminal can have an space of 100,000 sq. metres, mentioned officers.
“Part 1 can have one runway and a passenger visitors of 12 million. Part 2 can have two runways, which can be elevated to 4 underneath part 3. By part 4, the runways can be six with 4 passenger terminal buildings. The fourth part will even see the event of upkeep, restore and overhaul hub,” mentioned Shailendra Bhatia, officer on particular responsibility, NIAL.
The international airport alongside the Yamuna Expressway is slated to change into operational by 2024-end.
“The federal government’s transfer to hike land charges can have a optimistic influence on farmers as land house owners had been demanding higher charges and rehabilitation services. The state authorities additionally agreed to provide residential plots in Modelpur as an alternative of earlier location of Faleda village. With a greater compensation package deal, the land acquisition will change into simpler,” mentioned BP Jha, assistant professor of political science, College of Delhi.