On Tuesday Dr K Ilambarithi District Collector that through online payment remittal to the displaced of proposed thermal power plant at Manuguru would be paid. He has participated in a Resettlement and Rehabilitation (R&R) committee meeting at his chambers in the Collectorate in which Pinapaka MLA Payam Venkateswarlu, ZP chairperson G Kavitha and Joint Collector K Surendra Mohan took part.
R&R committee also passed a spunk to pay Rs 1.97 crore to 44 displaced persons with the allocation of land at Sitaramapuram. Unanimous resolution was passed in a meeting for allocation of 40 acre land belonging to Sitaramapuram village to TSGenco.
He said that the state govt would set up 1080 mega watt thermal power plant by acquiring lands from Ramanujavaram village in Manuguru mandal, Sitaramapuram village in Pinapaka mandal and govt assigned lands. He added “State government has sanctioned Rs 50 crore to the district for distribution of compensation to the displaced.”
He added, Ilambarithi pointed out that he cannot give assurance of providing jobs to all displaced persons. “There is a possibility of providing jobs to 200 displaced people,” and jobs would be given to the displaced persons based on their educational qualifications and Rs 5 lakhs as compensation.
“Efforts would be made to enroll them in open schooling system so that they can study and clear SSC exam” as several persons did not gorge SSC too said K Surendra Mohan. DRO Shiva Srinivas, TSGenco CE Siddiah and other officials were present.