The Right To Fair Compensation And Transparency In Land Acquisition Rehabilitation And Resettlement At, 2013 – A New Impetus To Reach New Socio-Economic Challenges Through Land Acquisition
The Land Acquisition Law in India has gained a momentum with the introduction of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013 - an overview. In an agricultural based country like India, land rights entails every aspect of human livelihood like occupations, emotions, value system, relationship, culture etc. simultaneously India as a developing country needs mobilization of Socio-economic advancement and land acquisition has a boosting effect on it. The theory of Eminent Domain which is the basic pillar of land acquisition process clearly directs a balancing interest between the Government of a welfare State and an individual owner of land. The 1894 Act was well equipped without having any fair and sympathetic attitude towards the land owners whereas the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act of 2013 has a keen insight to solve the land acquisition matters in a humane, participative, fair and transparent process. This statute is aimed to fulfill the true intention of the Doctrine of Eminent Domain. The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013 is definitely a better equipment to achieve the infrastructural goal of industrialisation. Now proper implementation of this comprehensive Act is the need of the moment.
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