The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation, and Resettlement (Telangana Amendment) Act, 2016 is notified by Telangana Government today. It is now read as Act 21 of 2017. Hon’ble President Pranab Mukherjee gave assent to the Bill on 12 May.
Telangana Legislative Assembly and Council passed amendments to the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Telangana) Bill 2016 in view of the problems faced by the State government in acquiring land for projects through the existing Central Act.
The State Assembly had passed the Bill in December 2016 and sent it to the Centre and later some amendments were made and sent to the president after center gave assent.