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Land

Land availability in time for Industrial use at a reasonable advantage to an investor is the main concern of the Government. Together with the Revenue Department, the State offers speedy acquisition of lands in order to allocate Government lands on the basis of maximum advantages offered by the Projects. Lands suitable for Industry will be identified in each District and allotted on priority basis for Industrial Units/Parks.

The prevalent Land Policy of 1989 highlighted that over the years, land as a resource has become scarce in both urban and rural areas. As per the Constitution of India, land resource management is a State subject and is dealt with the by the Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Government of Assam. In the Autonomous District Council areas of Karbi Anglong, North Cachar Hills, and the Bodo Autonomous Council Districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri, the subject has been transferred to the respective Councils.

The matter of allotment/ settlement of land for special cultivation like tea, coffee, rubber etc, which activities fall within the ambit of industrialization, is governed by the provisions of clause no 5 of the Land Policy under which high land and ceiling surplus land suitable for such cultivation is identified and feasibility reports is prepared for allotting/settlement with the eligible entrepreneurs for special cultivation. The maximum ceiling of allotment of land for special cultivation is four hectares for individuals and aggregate of holdings of the number of members in case of Co-operative Societies. The land allotted must be utilized within 3 years failing which it will be reverted to Government.

Under Clause 7.2 of Land Policy, for speedy industrial development in the State the Government may specially consider allotment or settlement of available and suitable land for industrial purposes.

To further simplify and support the cause of rapid industrialization in the State, the new initiatives contemplated are:

Streamline the procedure in respect of speedy acquisition of lands by bringing statutory amendments and executive directions, with special focus on land use re-classification.
Allotment and settlement of land on the basis of a real time land use map with preference to entrepreneurship promoting production capacity, productivity and employment generation.
Identification of lands for Special Economic Zones, Industrial Parks and Estates with the facility of automatic re-classification, on the basis of pre-determined parameters – simplification of process for allotment/settlement and registration thereof.
Computerization of land records and Registration with integration.
Use of GIS for updating of maps and records to maintain it real time.
Simplification of valuation of land through zoning, e-registration.
Adoption of PPP mode and outsourcing for expediting land transactions.
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