Rs 172 crore disbursed to Jaitapur project affected persons
80 per cent project affected persons collected their cheques for compensation
Rajapur: The project affected persons of proposed Jaitapur Madban Nuclear Power Project from Madban, Mithgavane, Niweli, Karel and Warcha Wada, are responding well to receive their original and additional compensation.
By 15th January, 1557 of 2336 beneficiaries were paid Rs 12,15,21,362 of payable Rs 14,77,39,611; whereas 1506 of the same beneficiaries were paid Rs 172,32,90,231 of payable Rs 211,55,08,500 as an additional compensation.
The Minister of Industries, Narayan Rane was always insistent on the benefits of project affected persons. He met these affected people at Ratnagiri in August 2013 and received their positive response. The process of compensation distribution paced up from there.
In five and half months from September 2013 to January 2014, Rajapur Taluka Region Officer and officer Pravin Khade has taken special efforts for this.