Ludhiana, February 7:
The announcement of awards for land acquisition for Halwara Airport was done by Greater Ludhiana Area Development Authority (GLADA) today. Bhupinder Singh, Land Acquisition Collector, GLADA, informed that regarding the International Civil Terminal at Halwara Airport, the announcement of awards for land owners/affected persons was done in his office at 1 pm today. He informed that 161.2703 acres of land of village Aitiana is being acquired for the construction of International Civil Terminal at Halwara Airport.
He stated that the announcement of awards was done after the rates for land acquisition have been approved by the Punjab government. These awards have been uploaded on GLADA official website, www.glada.gov.in.
Bhupinder Singh informed that the land owners, who were absent at the time of announcement of awards, notices are being issued to them under section 37(2) of Land Acquisition Act-2013, so that they can they can get their compensation within 15 days of the announcement of awards. Such persons would have to submit their ID proof, documents regarding land ownership, PAN card etc for getting compensation. He said that the failure to do so would mean that the compensation amount would be deposited in the reference court.