Pakyong, Dec 5 (IPR)
Disbursement of land compensation to thirty-five (35) affected families pertaining to Green Field Airport was made today at Community Hall, Pakyong in the presence of Area MLA, Rhenock, Bishnu Kr Sharma, Area Incharge, Gnathang -Machong, Tshering Bhutia, Additional Chief Secretary, Dr. K. Jayakumar, Airport Director, Ramatanu Saha, ADC (Dev), Pakyong, Radha Pradhan, SDM, Pakyong, Hemant Rai.
Joint agreement and the letter of Consent / Undertaking was also read out to the affected families/landowners and general gathering in both English and Nepali languages. The salient aspects of the provisions of the Agreement were also highlighted and explained by the concerned official.
40% of Disbursement of compensation to the tune of Rs 20. 06 crore was made to the 35 landowners as the first installment.
On behalf of the landowners, Krishna Dhakal thanked the Chief Minister and his government for the release of long pending compensation in such a short period. Further, he assured that they would extend all possible support and co-operation in the completion and full operation of the Airport. The gathering was also addressed by the Area MLA, Rhenock, Area In Charge, Gnathang Machong, Addl. CS and SDM, Pakyong.