R Karikal Valaven, the government’s special chief secretary for industries and commerce, said that the government is taking all necessary steps to compensate the farmers who gave up their land for the development of Ramayapatnam Port.
He claimed he had spoken with the District Collector KVN Chakradhar Babu about R&R, basic amenities, land acquisition, and other matters during a review meeting with senior officials on Thursday at the Sub Collector’s office in Kandukuru.
He claimed to have reviewed the land acquisition and R&R package difficulties in the port-related Mondivaripalem, Ravulavaripalem, Karlapalem, and Salipet. Additionally, Karikal Valaven spoke with the residents of Ravulavaripalem and Mondivaripalem about their issues and requested that the authorities move the process along more quickly.
He claimed to have reviewed the land acquisition and R&R package difficulties in the port-related Mondivaripalem, Ravulavaripalem, Karlapalem, and Salipet. As part of the first phase of port works, Karikal Valaven also spoke with the residents of Mondivaripalem and Ravulavaripalem about their issues and requested that the authorities speed up the procedure.
He claimed that preparations were being made to establish industrial buildings near to the port. M Mahidhar Reddy, a local lawmaker, outlined the issues facing the port oustees and urged him to resolve them.
The special chief secretary stated that the port employs 23,000 people directly, 50,000 indirectly, and that 75% of positions in industries are reserved for locals.