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  Lease:  Management of Government Land
  1. Long term settlement for non-agricultural purposes.
    • Long term settlement of land for non-agricultural purposes is granted either for a period of 30 years or for a period of 99 years.
    • Salami for 30 years lease -40% of market value
      Annual rent - 4% of market value.
    • Salami for 99 years lease- 95% of market value
      Annual rent for 99 years lease- 0.3% of market value.
    • Concession:
      Concession in Salami and rent for settlement of land for 30 years is allowed as per G.O. No. 711-GE(M)/2L-36/01 dated 08.03.2002
      Concession in Salami and rent for settlement of land for 99 years is allowed as per G.O. No. 518-LR/3M-11/06 GE(M) dated 20.02.2006
    • Delegation of power to District Land & Land Reforms Officer to initiate proposal for settlement and submission of the same to this department - G.O. NO. 3717-LR/1L-167/02 GE(M) dated 15.12.2006
    • Principle and Procedure for assessment of valuation - G.O. No 1705 L.A. dated 06.06.2010 and G.O. No. 3718-LR/1L-167/02 GE(M) dated 15.12.2006
    • Principle and Procedure for fixation of Salami and rent in case of settlement of land with the persons etc who are in the occupation of the land - G.O. No. 3719-LR/1L-167/02 GE(M) dated 15.12.2006
    • Renewal of lease
      In case of renewal of lease no salami is charged.
      For renewal of 30 yrs lease for industrial or commercial purpose annual rent is charged at the rate of 4% of the market value prevailed at the time of renewal of lease. In case of 30 yrs lease where purpose is homestead or residential or where purpose is other than industrial or commercial, annual rent is charged at 15 times of the annual rent previously payable or 4% of the market value prevailed at the time of renewal, whichever is less.
  2. Settlement of Sairati interest
    • FERRIES Only vested and Khasmahal ferries which are not declared as public ferries under the Bengal Ferries Act 1885, are settled on public auction by the DL&LROs. They are empowered to accord sanction to the settlement of ferries with a revenue not exceeding Rs 10,000. The Divisional Commissioner is empowered to confirm settlement with a revenue not exceeding Rs 50,000. For settlement of ferry with revenue exceeding Rs 50,000, the L&LR Department is empowered to confirm.
    • FISHERIES Fisheries are settled for a period not exceeding seven years. 25% of the average of the net income of the concerned fishery for the preceding 3 years is charged as economic rent of the fishery. The DL&LRO is empowered to confirm settlement of Jalkar at rent of not exceeding Rs 2500. The Divisional Commissioner is empowered to confirm settlement of Jalkar at rent of not exceeding Rs 20000. For settlement of Jalkar at a rent exceeding Rs 20,000, the L&LR Department is empowered to confirm.
    • PART VESTED TANKS If less than 50% of a part vested tank is vested then the vested portion is settled with the private co-sharer(s) for a period of thirty years on payment of selami and rent in the same manner as in the case of long term settlement of land for non-agricultural purposes. If more than 50% of a part vested tank is vested then the tank shall not be settled with the private co-sharer(s). Instead the private co-sharer shall form a Fish Production Group with suitable number of local fishermen and if local fishermen are not available, with local unemployed youths selected from out of the families living Below Poverty Line and take settlement and settlement should not be given for more than seven (7) years. Annual rent payable is 10% of the market value of the yield.
    • FALKAR Falkars are settled on auction for a period not exceeding 3(three) years. DL&LRO is empowered to accord sanction to the settlement of Falkars with a revenue not exceeding Rs 5000. The Commissioner is empowered to confirm settlement in case there revenue does not exceed Rs 30,000. For settlement of falkar at a rent exceeding Rs 30,000, the Government in the L&LR Department is empowered to confirm.
  3. Inter-Departmental transfer of land.
    • Transfer of land from one Department of the State Government to another Department of the State Government is done through the Land & Land Reforms Department.
    • Land is transferred to a Department of the State Government free of cost where the purpose for which land is to be used, is non-commercial in nature.
    • Land is transferred to Department of the State Government on full market value, where the purpose for which land is to be used, is commercial in nature or where the Requiring Department wishes to utilize the land for a joint venture project with a private sector partner.
  4. Transfer of State Government’s land to the Government of India. State Government’s land is transferred to the Government of India on realization of 180% of the market value of the land as transfer value.
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