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Why corporations still struggle to find land to set up manufacturing bases?

Companies, Indian and foreign, have discovered that there are still no developed markets for land

Right to Fair Co­mpensation and Transparency in LARR Act mandates that any acquisition of land for any project, including infrastructure, must in­clude a mandatory social im­pact as­sessment, and the provision of a consent clause
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Right to Fair Co­mpensation and Transparency in LARR Act mandates that any acquisition of land for any project, including infrastructure, must in­clude a mandatory social im­pact as­sessment, and the provision of a consent clause

Subhomoy Bhattacharjee
Japanese companies at a video conference with Uttar Pradesh government this month had only one question. “We had sent them a detailed dossier after getting inputs from the Indian embassy, highlighting stuff like road connectivity, power supply, but they were interested in our response to only one issue — land,” said a UP government officer. State Investment and Export Promotion Minister Siddharth Nath Singh played very safe and offered only those plots with ownership vested with the state Revenue Department. A month ago, it was the turn of Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala to field the same questions from

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First Published: Jul 29 2020 | 11:12 PM IST

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