Gujarat to follow SC directives on Narmada
The Times of India News Service
GANDHINAGAR: Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel on Monday said the state government would complete all necessary formalities to acquire land to rehabilitate those displaced by the Narmada project.
Addressing a high level meeting, Patel said the procedures in this regard would be completed as per the schedule given by the court.
Narmada development minister Jay Narayan Vyas said district collectors of the concerned districts had already started the work assigned to them by the government following the court orders. He said the Grievances Redressal Authority appointed by the Supreme Court was playing an active role in Gujarat and expressed a desire that such authorities should be set up in other concerned states also.
Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Chairman Bhupendrasinh Chudasma and senior officials of the government also attended the meeting.