72 Project Affected Persons have been recruited in Group ‘C’ posts at KKNPP as per the extant guidelines
New Delhi, Government on July 28 told Rajya Sabha that there was no displacement involved at Kudankulam Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.
In reply to a question in the Upper House of Parliament, Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Dr. Jitendra Singh said the compensation for land and landed assets as finalised by the state government was paid to the landowners.
So far, 72 Project Affected Persons (PAPs) have been recruited through this recruitment process. Large numbers of locals are also employed with the contractors. In addition, business opportunities for the locals in supply of goods and services have also been generated.
The setting up of the project provided employment opportunities for the local people in Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). Relaxation in age and percentage of marks in essential qualification is being provided to the Project Affected Persons in the recruitments of Group ‘C’ posts at KKNPP as per the extant guidelines.