Compensation of Rs 534 cr to Seabird displaced families

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Centre had released a compensation of Rs 534 crore to the displaced families of the Seabird project and the remaining Rs 53 crore would be deposited with the district administration by February 27.

She was addressing the gathering after distributing the compensation cheques to the displaced families of the Seabird project at Rangamandira here.

“Before the Narendra Modi-led NDA government came to the power at the Centre, only Rs 78 crore of the total compensation amount of Rs 587 crore was deposited in the district treasury. Since 2014, the Union government has released Rs 459 crore towards compensation payable to the displaced families,” the Union minister said.

The Defence minister handed over compensation cheques to 96 displaced families during the programme.

Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde was present.

Large and Medium Industries Minister R V Deshpande, in December 2017, had submitted a memorandum to the Defence minister during her visit to INS Kadamba Naval Base, requesting her for speedy release of compensation to the displaced families.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Centre had released a compensation of Rs 534 crore to the displaced families of the Seabird project and the remaining Rs 53 crore would be deposited with the district administration by February 27.

She was addressing the gathering after distributing the compensation cheques to the displaced families of the Seabird project at Rangamandira here.

“Before the Narendra Modi-led NDA government came to the power at the Centre, only Rs 78 crore of the total compensation amount of Rs 587 crore was deposited in the district treasury. Since 2014, the Union government has released Rs 459 crore towards compensation payable to the displaced families,” the Union minister said.

The Defence minister handed over compensation cheques to 96 displaced families during the programme.

Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde was present.

Large and Medium Industries Minister R V Deshpande, in December 2017, had submitted a memorandum to the Defence minister during her visit to INS Kadamba Naval Base, requesting her for speedy release of compensation to the displaced families.

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