The government acquired 2,933 hectares (consisting of 1,169 hectares private land and
1,764 hectares of Govt. land) through CIDCO for the construction of Port in 1984.
This entire land was situated in 12 revenue villages of Uran Taluka of Raigad
District of State of Maharashtra. The private land admeasuring 1,169 hectares was
acquired from 10,469 local land owner farmers, under the Land Acquisition Act 1,894.
To achieve optimum and effective utilization of land resource and to harness maximum
potential of Port-related activities and services, JN Port undertook an extensive
drive to audit and upgrade the Land Management System. The Port upgraded all land
records and prepared an exhaustive Digital Joint Map with reference to upgraded
The Port has also prepared a list of 10,469 PAPs to assess and facilitate the
allotment of developed plots of land, as a package deal under the rehabilitation of
JNPT PAPs under 12.5% land allotment scheme. The implementation of the said scheme
is in progress.
In 2015, the JN Port also undertook a detailed GPS/GIS survey of the entire Port
land admeasuring 2,933 hectares and the reclaimed land of 198 hectares, including
berthing area. The GPS/GIS mapping will facilitate scientific land use planning for
the future development projects of the Port and optimum utilization of available
land resource. This will not only help sustainable growth of the Port but also
conserve and protect the environment.
The JN Port has employed the best practices and technology to achieve
efficient, effective and scientific management of its land recourse and will
continue the same in future.
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