1) Where land acquisition is required, it will be carried out according to the National Highway Act
(NH Act), 1956 and in a way to minimize the adverse impacts and to avoid displacement as
much as possible.
2) Cash compensation for the land, at market value, to households affected by the loss of
acquired land will be paid by the competent authority appointed under NH Act. Assistance will
be provided to meet the replacement value, over and above the compensation amount.
3) Cash compensation for the affected structures of the titleholders will be paid by the competent
authority. Assistance will be provided to meet the replacement value, over and above the
compensation amount. The replacement cost will be calculated by the certified valuer as per
the PWD BSR rates, without depreciation, of the concerned district/division/zone of the
concerned state for the structure of the titleholders. In case the building material items that
are not covered under BSR, market rate analysis will be considered.
4) Non-titleholders (Squatters and vulnerable encroachers) will be provided replacement ,cost of
their structures. The replacement cost will be calculated on prototype basis . The
government-approved valuer will establish the replacement value.