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land acquisition expert

Patna, Bihar, India
30 lac
April 24, 2019

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Profile Summary

Core Competencies

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

Career Timeline

Work Experience

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

Previous Experience

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

Projects Undertaken

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

Seminar Conducted

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

Knowledge Purview

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

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 8th February 1957

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Maithili and Bengali

Address: House No. E4/4D, Sail City, New Pundag, Ranchi – 834007


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. +91-977*******

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







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