Greater Noida: The out of court agreement reached between a 15-member committee of Patwari and the officials are super quick in making payment of revised land rates. Officials on Tuesday distributed cheques among 24 farmers. Another 14 farmers have signed the draft agreement. The CEO Rama Raman of GNIDA confirmed the payment.
If the Patwari pact stands, it will save 20,000 under constructed houses in the village. Generally, authority takes months to pay compensations but in it’s desperation this time the authority is issuing cheques in hurry. GNIDA will give the increased cash compensation to only those farmers who agree to the deal through affidavits, stating they will withdraw petitions and will never challenge the deal in court. The authority, three years ago acquired 589 hectares of land in Patwari at Rs 850 per sq m. About 15% of farmers have not accepted the compensation. Now, the compensation has been hiked to Rs 1400 per sq m. Of Rs 550 hiked, Rs 290 will be borne by the builders.