Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet today approved the proposed Bill for amendment of the Odisha Land Reforms Act- 1960 to confer raiyati rights to the sub-tenants, under raiyats, successor-in-interests who are in possession of land recorded as Sikkim.
The sub-tenants /under-raiyats/ successor-in-interests who are in possession of agriculture land and homestead land recorded as Sikkim in RoR may make application before the Revenue Officer within two years from the commencement of the Odisha Land Reforms Act, 2023.
It may also be extended by the Government from time to time, for declaration of raiyati rights over such homestead and agricultural land recorded as Sikkim.
This period of making an application in this regard has not been extended since 1977. While making an order Revenue Officer shall determine the compensation amount at the rate of Rs 14, 200 only per standard acre to be paid by the sub-tenants /under-raiyats/ successor-in-interests to the land owners.
The Government may revise the compensation amount from time to time.