Guwahati, Aug 1 (SocialNews.XYZ) Below its new tribal land coverage, the Assam authorities would permit a tribal land proprietor to carry 50 bighas of land, up from the present eight bighas.
Speaking concerning the new scheme, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated on Monday that the tribal land coverage can be launched on October 2 below ‘Basundhara’ Section 2, which might enhance the land holding of a tribal particular person from the present eight bighas to 50 bighas.
The Chief Minister stated the federal government would speak to tribal organisations and attempt to settle the tribals in villages with gazing grounds.
“Even when the tribals settled in authorities lands are evicted for some motive, they’d get compensation from the federal government,” the Chief Minister stated after launching ‘Mission Bhumiputra’ at a operate right here.
In response to the 2011 Census, tribals represent 12.4 per cent of Assam’s 3.12 crore inhabitants, who reside principally in western Assam.
Earlier than the Meeting elections in Assam final 12 months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched a particular programme of the state authorities to distribute land ‘patta’ or land allotment certificates to over one lakh landless indigenous folks.