Land Acquisition (General) Department

Name of the Officer-in-Charge Sri Ayan Dutta Gupta, WBCS (Exe)
Contact Details E-mail:-speciallaog[at]yahoo[dot]in

District Level Office Building (4th Floor), 12, Nityadhan Mukherjee Road, Howrah-711101.

Telephone No.  033-2641-1393

Name of the Staff
Duties of the Department & Services This department is a part and parcel of the Collectorate so far the need of acquisition of land for public purpose related to different projects of development is concerned.

The department deals mainly with the matters of acquisition of land on the basis of proposal from different R.B’s Apart from dealing with above, this department also performs works as detailed below.

  • Assessment of fair rent of premises / buildings occupied by different department of the Govt.
  • Assessment of valuation of land on requisition.
  • Defending of cases related to land Acquisition pending before the LAT Court and Hon’ble High Court.
  • Causing enquiry and reporting for issue of no objection by the Collector as regard to setting up of petrol pumps etc.
  • Issue of information slips etc. on requisition from the certified copying section of the Collectorate.
  • Assessment of valuation for deletion of the names of Bargadar for land purchased by the companies
  • Income Tax issues.
  • AG Audit / Internal Audit of L & L R & R. R. Deptt.

Administrative Structure (HR) of the Section
Work Distribution of LA(G) Department Details of Work Assigned to L.A. Officials with effect from 01/08/2014


Sri Debasis Nath, HC


Sri Likhan Goswami, HC

Bill Section

Sri Suvendu Sekhar Manna, HC

Computer Section

Sri Uttam Kumar Saha, 
Sri Sirshendu Mukherjee,
Anindita Hazra

Issue , Received & Despatch

Sri Ratan Kumar Basu
Sri Malay Dutta
Smt. Shelly Majumder

Local Dak

Smt. Soma Dutta
Sri Subodh Ch Sanmtra

Law Cell

Sri Banshidhar Samanta, SRO-I & Addl. LAO

Establishment , IT and Acquisition of NHAI matter

Sri Ananta Bhattacharjee, SRO-I & Addl. LAO

All Court Cases under Lower Court

Smt. Rinku Ram, SRO-I & Addl. LAO

All work related to acquisition

Sri Gopal Sen, Surveyor
Sri Amaresh Paul, Surveyor
Sri Lakshman Santra, Surveyor
Sri Debdipti De, Surveyor
Sri Tapan Kumar De, Surveyor
Sri Atanu Bhaumik, Surveyor
Sri Sumitra Das, Surveyor
Sri Suman Gayen, Surveyor
Sri Sambhu Majumder, Amin

NHAI & RTI Act cases

Sri Pabitra Paul, SRO_I & Addl. LAO
Sri Ananta Bhattacharjee, SRO_I & Addl. LAO
Sri Nihar Mondal, SRO-II & Asstt. LAO

All Rent & L.V. Cases & Acquisition relating to NHAI

Sri Pabitra Paul, SRO-I & Addl. LAO

Land Loosers and All types of Searching.

Smt. Rinku Ram, SRO_i & Addl. LAO

All acquisition cases excepting NHAI

Sri Manas Sengupta, SRO-I & Addl. LAO

Maintenance of Register & Distribution of R.R & L. V. Cases to all Surveyors

Sri Sasanka Kumar Das, Amin

Process Serving

Sri Anjan Shome, PSP
Sri Balai Chatterjee, PSP
Sri Ajit Kumar Bhattacharjee, PSP

Field Work as & when required
  1. Sri Alok Patra
  2. Sri Jayanta Hansda
  3. Sri Sankar Das
  4. Sri Biswanath Mishra
Relevant Acts Guideline & Circulars

    a].    The Land Acquisition Act, 1894.
    b].    The Land Acquisition (West Bengal Amendment) Act, 1999.
    c].    The West Bengal Land (Requisition & Acquisition) Act, 1948.
    d].    West Bengal Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation Act, 1974.
    e].     Issue of information slips etc. on requisition from the certified copying section of the Collectorate.
    f].    Other  related circulars / orders of the Land & Land Reforms Department.
    g].    National Highway Act, 1956.

L. A. Projects

    1] Rubber Park  (SARPOL) Under WBIDC
    2] Foundry Park (FCDA) Under WBIDC   
    3] Food Park Under WBIDC  
    4] Railway Projects
    5]  Paradip –Haldia- Durgapur LPG Pipe Line
    6] Salkia Flyover
    7] Hosiery Park (WBSIDC)
    8] ITC Integrated Packaged Food Manufacturing Facility Project Under WBIIDC

    9] Extension of Uluberia Growth Centre (WBIIDC)
Reports Report of last six months:-
  • Land Acquisition Payment  made :                      `70,84,69,624.00

    Possession handed over to RB.  :                         19.4011 acre