Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) do not acquire any land for construction of transmission lines. However, for construction of Sub-station, the land is acquired by the concerned State Government as per Land Acquisition Act, 1894, as amended from time to time. PGCIL deposits compensation as per demand raised by the State Government which distributes the same to landowners/ farmers.
The amount of compensation for land deposited as per the demand raised by the State Government during the Financial Years 2008-09 and 2009-10 for the commissioned PGCIL sub-stations, is as under:
||Amount (Rs. In Lakhs)
Land compensation is paid to landowners/ farmers by respective District Collector (DC). For non-payment of compensation, landowners approach the concerned DC.
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