Land Acquisition, Title Verification of Land, Corporate Affairs, Strategic Planning, Leadership role, Land, Property & Site Acquisition, Holding of Gram Sabha, Compensatory Afforestation and Direct purchase of Land, Tenancy Laws, LARR ACT & Rules.
Project Management, Execution & Time Management. Land for Industrial, Mining, Commercial, Residential purposes.,Land Use Changes, Right of Ways.
Legal, Litigation, Permits, Licenses, regulatory affairs & Statutory Approvals,CNT, SPT, LARR, Tenancy & Transfer of Property Act., Mining & Forest Act & Rules.
Linear Projects, Electricity Acts, Telegraph Act, CSR and R&R Activities.
Budgetary & Cost Control, Market value of Land Possession, Registration, Mutation & Stamp Duty Matters.
Lease Settlement of Govt. Land, Jungle Jhari Land, Private Land.
Government Liaison, Corporate affairs.
Statutory Approvals in Forest, Mining, Land Acquisition, Municipal affairs, Industries, Pollution Control Board
Cross-functional Coordination, Coal mining, Mines & Metals, ONGC, Steel, Power, Cement, Energy, Infrastructure, Real Estate Projects.
Contract Management, Drafting, Vetting, Due Diligence, Legal Compliances, Court Matters.
Strategic Planner & Implementer with dynamic career of nearly 33 years that reflects rich experience &success in Project Management/Project Controls, Land Acquisition, Corporate affairs, Govt. Liaison, Public Policy, Statutory Clearances in Industry, Forest, Mining, Municipal Affairs for Coal Mining, Steel, Power, Cement, Oil & Gas, Energy, Mines & Minerals, Real Estate, Rural & Urban Infrastructure Development Projects.
Committed Professional offering success in advising Senior Management on legal implications of business decisions & participating in decision-making on key strategic and tactical legal & business issues
Proven track record of planning procurement of land for various projects; identifying & appraising land; conducting due diligence & title search, checks, negotiations and securing viable lands & properties
Presently managing acquisition of land for Industrial & Mining purposes, acquisition of Right of Users in Petroleum & Mineral Pipeline projects, Under Jharkhand Specific CNT Act 1908(U/S 49)
Expertise in appraising competitive contracts, negotiating prices and terms, administering quality control, purchasing and inspection of sites/lands
Subject matter expertise in coordinating with Government & Legal authorities including Revenue, Industry, Forest, Mining, Water Resources and District & Municipal Administration & Police Administration, Industrial Area Development Authority and so on
Excels at mediating with Government Departments/Regulatory Authorities for obtaining necessary sanctions/approval and ensuring compliance with various statutory obligations
Skilled in maintaining stakeholder relations by making high-stake decisions using experience-backed judgment and work ethics
Decisive Leader with adaptability to challenges and detail-oriented approach to manage high team performance through mentoring & problem-solving
M.A. (Political Science) from Delhi University, Location in 1981
B.A. (Political Science) from Patna University, Locaton in 1978
Since Jan’19 to till Date with ISPAT Balasore Alloys Ltd as Head – Corporate Affairs,& Land Acquisition Stone Quarry,Plants,& Base Camp & Prepare agreements,Liaison with forest,mining,pollution control board,General Administration,Police,Sub Registrar At Pakuria Mines, Pakur,Santhal Pargana,Jharkhand.
Govt. Liaison, Corporate Affairs, Land Acquisition, Mining Lease.
HR/IR, Public Policy, Legal & Court Compliances.
Contract Management, Corporate affairs, CSR.
Since Sept’18 to Dec’2018 with ONGC/Indian Oil (Sponsored Prabha Energy Pvt. Ltd.), Ranchi, as Head - Land Acquisition, Legal, Corporate Affairs, CSR at Jharkhand Project Ranchi
Key Result Areas: -
Steering the successful roll-out of project operations entailing defining scope, setting timelines, analyzing requirements, budget review & approval, prioritizing tasks and identifying dependencies as per preset budgets
Supervising all site activities including providing technical inputs for methodologies of construction & coordination with site management activities
Administering all legal matters involving de-notification of land acquisition proceeding, clearing the land from the land acquisition proceeding of the state and liaising with related authorities
Developing and sustaining excellent relationship with various individual and corporate clients through deep engagement and delivering continuous value by meeting customer expectations & handling issues
Monitoring projects with respect to cost, resource deployment, time over-runs and quality compliance to ensure execution of projects within the time & cost parameters
Preparing technical & commercial offers/ proposals and real estate agreements
Managed procedural, legal, administrative, liaison, coordination & statutory approvals for projects pertaining to land acquisition, procurement of Land Government Land, Jungle Jhari Land, Private Land, Bakast Land and Conversion of Agricultural Land for Industrial, Mining, Rehabilitation R&R and Allied Purposes, (Legal, Administrative, Procedural)
Obtained NOC under Forest Dwellers Act, Forest Diversion Proposal and Lease Agreements of Government Lands by Paying Salami & Rent
Networked across Coal Mining, Civil Aviation, Health, Women Empowerment, Development Administration, Child Welfare, Forest, Tribal Land and GM Land, Town Planning, R&R, Industry, Panchayati Raj & Municipal Administration
Executed and implemented specific operational policies/plans & programmed in concert with general policies
Apr’17 – Aug’18 with Kashish Developers Limited, Ranchi as Head - Legal and Estates
Obtained statutory & regulatory approvals of Real Estate Business Development, Contract Administration, Due Diligence on Land, Lease, Legal, Administrative, Procedural Matters, Sale & Purchase of Land, Site Acquisition & Development of Residential Plots
Administered the Right of Ways Management, RERA, Agricultural Land Conversion for Residential, Industrial, Commercial Purposes, CNT Act, SPT, Wilkinson Rule, Survey & Settlement Laws, Right to Fair Compensation, Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation & Resettlement, Act - Rules of Govt., Infrastructure Development
Mar’16 – Mar’17 with GMR Chhattisgarh Energy Limited, Ranchi as Associate Vice President - Land Acquisition &Mining Lease Management
Managed lease, sub-lease, survey & settlement, non-encumbrance certificate, R&R, Title Verification of Land, Coal Mining Lease
Engaged in purchase of land, acquisition of tribal land, GM AM & Khas Land, JJ Land in Chatra & Latehar District of Jharkhand
Facilitated title Verification of Land, R&R, CSR, Liaison & Statutory Clearances in Forest, Mining, Land Revenue, Industry, Coal, Tribal Development & Welfare, Court, Police & General Administration (DC, AC, SDO, DCLR, CO) Sub Registrar, DFO and District Mining Officer
Aug’13 – Feb’16 with Tata Steel Limited, Jharkhand as Advisor Land Management and Mining Lease, Compensatory Afforestation
Spearheaded the procurement of land for Compensatory Afforestation across Jharkhand for Coal Mining projects in Tata Steel West Bokaro
Jun’10 – Jul’13 with Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Ranchi & Patratu as Senior DGM - Land Acquisition, Public Relations, OSD to Plant Head, Statutory Approvals
Worked on land acquisition activities with regards to Dumka & Godda Power Projects, Asan Boni Projects and Patratu Steel & Power Projects
Dec’85 – May’10 with Government of Bihar and Jharkhand (Worked at various locations) as District Land Acquisition Officer & Deputy Collector - Bihar & Jharkhand Administrative Service In-charge of Land Revenue Administration, District Sub – Registrar, Treasury Officer, Legal, Establishment, Nazarat, Confidential, Arms Magistrate, Panchayati Raj and Deputy Election Officer
Land Procurement for Ropeways. Right of Ways Management, Right of Users, Railway Siding, Roads, Town Planning, Rehabilitation & Resettlement Projects
Conversion of Agricultural, Waste-barren Land, GM Land, Raiyati, Tribal Land for Industrial, Mining, Residential, Commercial Purposes
Land Acquisition Projects for Tata Steel, Jindal Steel & Power, Bhushan Steel & Power, Rungta Mines, Adhunik Power, Dempo, NTPC, Power Grid, Railways, Irrigation, Roads, Government Departments, Public Sectors, Private Companies
Diversion of Agricultural Land for Industrial, Commercial, R&R, Residential Purposes, Acquisition and Requisition of Land for mining and allied activities such as Roads, Railway Siding, Air Strip, Pipeline, Linear Projects, Water Reservoir, Infrastructure and Real Estate Business, Ethics, Corporate Governance
Transfer, Alienation, Lease Settlement, Land Acquisition & the Restrictions under Tenancy Laws in Jharkhand & Statutory Clearances for Corporate Business at Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, Manesar, Gurgaon, Indian Institute of Coal Management, Ranchi and Tata Steel at Jamshedpur
Treasury Code, Financial Rules, Audit and Accounts Procedure, Tenancy Laws, Stamp Act, Rent, Lease & Contract Administration
Transfer of Property Act 1882, Registration Act 1908, Stamp Act 1899, Sale, Purchase, Exchange, Transfer, Rectification, Cancellation of Deed
Linear Projects, Infrastructure Projects, Ropeway Act, Railways Act, Electricity Act, Telegraph Act
Industrial Policy, R&R Guidelines, National Forest Policy, Mining Policy, Forest Conservation Act, Environmental Protection Act & Rules
CRPC, IPC, Evidence Act, Labour & Industrial Disputes, HR, IR, Land, Forest, Mining, Tribal Affairs, Constitution of India
MOU, MOA, Single Window System, Greenfield Projects
CNT Act 1908, SPT Act 1949, Wilkinson Rules 1833, Bihar Tenancy Act 1885, Bakast and Zirat Land, GM AAM, Khash Mahal Land, Kaiserai Hind Land, Bhuihari and Khuttkattidari Tenancy, Tauzi & Khewat
Record of Rights, Khatian, Cadastral &Revision Survey Map & Khatian, Khewat, Terij, Restriction of Transfer of Tribal Land in Jharkhand, Land Acquisition Act of 1894, Land Acquisition Act 2013 and Jharkhand Rules 2015
SIA, Compensation, Solatium, Role of Gram Sabha & Public Hearing, Appropriate Government Authority, Local Authority, Municipal Authority, Scheduled Area Regulating Act 1969
Food Security Act, Appraisal of Social Impact Assessment, Public Purposes, Eminent Domain, Caveat Emptor, Civil Suits, Writs, Conveyances, Instrument, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Awards
Recognition, Restoration and Vesting of Forest Rights in Forest Dwelling, Scheduled Tribes and other traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006, PESA Act 1996
CRPC, IPC, Evidence Act, CPC, Limitation Act, CNT Act, SPT Act, BLR Act
Property related matters, negotiating with price, site selection
Rent Control Act, Apartment Rules & Building Laws Transfer of Property Act 1882 and Khas Mahal Manual
Date of Birth: 8th February 1957
Languages Known: English, Hindi, Maithili and Bengali
Address: House No. E4/4D, Sail City, New Pundag, Ranchi – 834007
ASHOK KUMAR JHA
Chronicled success in the domain of Land Management/Land Acquisition, Land Administration, and Statutory Approvals, Lease Settlement of Govt. and JJ Land, CSR, R&R, Govt. Liaison.
ISPAT Ballasore Alloys Ltd. as Head-Land Acquisition, Corporate Affairs, Govt. Liaison, Land Acquisition, Legal, HR/IR & Public Policy
2019-to Till Date
ONGC/Indian Oil/PEPL as Head - Land Acquisition, Legal, Corporate Affairs, CSR, Public Policy.
Tata Steel Ltd. as Advisor Land Management & Mining Lease, Compensatory Afforestation & Legal & Court Compliances
Jindal Steel & Power Limited as Senior DGM-Land Acquisition, Corporate affairs, & Public Policy.
GMR Chhattisgarh Energy Ltd. as AVP - Land Acquisition, Mining Lease & Corporate Affairs.
Govt. of Bihar & Jharkhand as District Land Acquisition Officer & Deputy Collector
Kashish Developers Limited as Head - Legal and Estates