IMPHAL, Oct 26: In connection with the proposed FCI godown to be constructed at Thing-khangphai, Churachand- pur of which the land compensation rate was repor- tedly quoted much higher than normal, a team of FCI officials inspected the go-down site today. For the five acres of land acquired by the Government for the godown, the total amount quoted for compensation was around Rs 80 lakhs.
Nevertheless, the FCI officials who visited the godown site last week were satisfied with the size its location, conveyed a source.
The FCI is however yet to give a report to the Government. On the other hand Churachandpur district administration explained to the FCI that the godown site belonged to private individuals and its cost was Rs 20 per square feet while the land allotted for Thoubal FCI godown was owned by the Government.
Source: The Sangai Express