Land acquisition for Jewar airport to start by January-end

NOIDA: The district management will start obtaining 1,334 hectares for Jewar airport by way of January-end, divisional commissioner Anita Meshram mentioned on Friday.

According to her, the management had sent its file on the land to the state executive below Section 19 of Land Acquisition Act. The acquisition will start as soon as the notification is issued.

The management had accomplished rigorous exercises for the challenge and were given clearance at different levels, she mentioned. “We are ready to start out land acquisition. Hopefully, the method will start by way of January-end. The airport will alternate the economy of this area and bring extra development,” she mentioned.

Meshram mentioned that Jewar is appropriate for airport challenge because of its strategic location and proximity to Delhi, Noida and different states like Rajasthan and Haryana. “This may be an ideal location as there are no main development projects, wetland or heritage web page in neighbourhood which would be affected,” she mentioned.

The commissioner mentioned that a just right airport will have to have superb network via roadways for remaining mile connectivity. A multi-modal transport hub and logistic hub are also advanced in Greater Noida.

“This will provide superb road connectivity to Jewar airport. The web page shall be hooked up to all the neighbouring towns and states via road, railway and metro. We are also making plans a fast rail network between Meerut and Delhi by the use of Jewar and Noida,” she mentioned.

The airport challenge shall be advanced in four levels. The state executive and Noida Authority will fund 37.5% each and every while Yamuna Authority and Greater Noida Authority will share 12.5% each and every. Yamuna Authority on Thursday submitted its Rs 74 crore development fund to the state executive.

The state executive has additionally launched Rs 2,852 crore as repayment for farm owners.

The acquisition process seems behind schedule as chief minister Yogi Adityanath had directed Noida management remaining November to finish the formalities by way of December 15. The management, alternatively, mentioned the acquisition process is on time and all of the land shall be obtained by way of February-end.


Balram Singh, further district Justice of the Peace (land acquisition) mentioned they gained farmers’ consent and performed door-to-door survey and a prepared rehabilitation & resettlement file. “We finished the file and submitted it to executive. The acquisition process and repayment distribution will start as soon as a notification is issued,” he mentioned.


Local citizens additionally demanded that the challenge be named “Jewar airport” to reflect regional identity. The divisional commissioner mentioned that the challenge’s name and inauguration date have not been finalized.


Last month, Yamuna Authority had submitted the airport challenge’s bid record to central executive and a nod is awaited.


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