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Pending GSPC compensation has to be paid to farmers-CBN

Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has complained about the GSPC compensation not being paid to the farmers.
CBN wrote to oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan asking to pay compensation to be paid to the fisherman affected by its pipeline laying work in KG Basin.
Offshore drilling has been done by Gujarat State Petroleum Corp in the KG Basin block and laid a pipeline from the drilling site to shore.
Around 16554 families were identified to have been affected and it has been said that Rs.6750 per month would be paid till the GSPC drilling work has been completed.
CM wrote that as per it was announced the GSPC has paid an amount of Rs 66.88 crore towards the compensation for 16,514 affected families for a period of six months, but they were not compensated for seven months when the pipeline was laid. 

The additional 7 months period compensation has not been and it has been pending since GSPC since past several years.
CM in his letter asked Pradhan to take a personal interest in the matter and see that the pending compensation money is paid to the downtrodden traditional poor fisher families.

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