The Karnataka Legislative Assembly on Friday passed the Bill to regularise B-Kharab (non-cultivable belonging to the government) lands by bringing in amendments to relevant provisions to the Karnataka Land Revenue Act.
This modification is decided to facilitate companies buying the adjoining bit of land to provide one contiguous land mass.
Speaking in the Assembly, Revenue Minister R Ashok stated the B-Kharab lands might even be build to public employ, in a number of cases, they’re stuck between interior most properties, leaving them landlocked. “This Act permits property owners to utilise the land surrounding their premises,” he added.
Quoting considerations faced by many companies in Bengaluru, a lot like IT foremost Infosys and others, the minister stated it might doubtless be regularised by making property owners pay twice the steering worth of the land. This Bill pertains to greatest Bengaluru and areas falling interior an 18-km radius.
The bound by the government is anticipated to generate revenues to the Assert exchequer, whereas additionally permanently freeing up pieces of presidency lands. As per Assert government estimate, there are 21,000 acres of B-Kharab land in and around Bengaluru.
The Karnataka Assembly additionally passed amendments to the Karnataka Land Revenue Act to provide effect responsibility exemption to companies that come to invest for Electric Autos (EV) manufacturing in the Assert.
“As per amendments to the Bill, the Assert government is to waive 100 per cent effect responsibility for manufacturing of electric vehicles. Trace responsibility exemption to EV manufacturing is with an goal to plot investment,” stated Ashok.
Weak minister Priyank Kharge, talking on the Bill, suggested the government encompass, as well to originate of two-wheelers and vehicles, originate of battery and storage facility.
Labour legal pointers
The Assembly passed amendments to the Industrial Disputes and Particular Other Legal pointers (Karnataka Modification) Bill, 2020 allowing contract labour system in the Assert.
Labour Minister Shivaram Hebbar stated amendments are for a valuable overhaul of labour legal pointers in the Assert, including the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, the Contract Labour (Law and Abolition) Act, 1970, and the Factories Act, 1948.
The Industrial Disputes Act will exempt industries that make employ of up to 300 workers from the provisions of the Act, elevating the restrict from essentially the most contemporary exemption of these having up to 100 workers. “The time beyond rules restrict per quarter will probably be elevated from 75 to 125 hours with the amendments to the Factories Act, 1948,” he added.