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Acquisition of Tribal Land

Land has been acquired for mining, industrialization and non-agricultural purposes as per the requirement of project concerned, including land in Tribal Areas. State-wise details are not maintained at Central level. Studies show that tribal people who account for 8.6% of population (Census 2011) experience much higher displacement burden.

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 requires prior consent of Gram Sabha for acquiring land in Scheduled Areas where such


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