07 September 2011
Whether individual/company can purchase the agricultural land for non agricultural purpose without taking prior N.A. permission, by simply paying n.a. stamp duty. Or whether the permission u/sec.63 of B.T.A.L. Act is required.
08 September 2011
It is absolutely required that a farmer can alone purchase land in maharashtra. But according to BTAL act one can purchase land upto 25 acres for Bonafide industrial use.
Directorate of Industries (Land Branch) Mumbai 400 032. Date:- 16/02/2009 Sub:- Cancellation of Land Purchase Permission under BTAL Act Permission is granted by Directorate of Industries to purchase agricultural land exceeding 10 Ha. for bonafide industrial use under Section 63(I)(A) of Bombay Tenancy & Agricultural Land Act, 1948. According to the conditions mentioned in the order applicants has to purchase agriculture land within period of 2 years and has to commence bonafide industrial use of the purchased land within period of 5 years from the date of issue of the order. In view of above mentioned condition applicant units are expected submit Directorate of Industries the details of progress made in respect of purchase of land on half yearly basis and date of commencement of bonafide industrial use for monitoring purpose. List of applicant units enclosed herewith who have neither submitted the above details nor responded to the notices issued by the Directorate of Industries vide dated 02/08/2008 and 24/11/2008 informing to submit required details. Name of the applicant whose permissible period to land purchase are expired also included in this list. The permission granted to such applicant units are liable to cancelled. Applicant units whose name appeared in the list enclosed are hereby give an opportunity to submit the details in proforma attached before 01/03/2009, failing which cancellation orders of permissions granted for purchase of agricultural land will be issued without prejudice. Concerned Revenue Authorities will be informed to take action as per the BTAL Act. Sd/- Development Commissioner (Industries)
The format application is provided here:APPLICATION FOR PURCHASE OF LAND MORE THAN 10 HECTORES FOR THE PURPOSE OF BONAFIDE INDUSTRIAL USE [AS PER MAHARASHTRA TENANCY AND AGRICULTURAL LANDS LAW] (AMENDED ACT 1994) 1. Project Details 1.1 Name (s) and address of applicant (s) in Block letters, Surname First (State whether Shri./Smt.) : 1.2 Name of Contact Person and his Telephone No./Fax No./E-Mail Address : 1.3 Name of the Firm/Company : 1.4 Proposed location of land Village : Taluka : District : Area in Hectares : 1.5 Constitution of the Firm/ Company (Except proprietary please enclose the document) : : 1. _____________________________ : 2. _____________________________ 1.6 Product(s) proposed to be manufactured/SEZ/Power Plant/ Wind Mill/ Tourism Project : 3. _____________________________ Quantity (s) Value (s) A) Proposed installed capacity (First phase) : B) Export envisaged if any :
: 1. _____________________________ : 2. _____________________________ 1.7 Name of raw materials required for manufacture : 3. _____________________________ PH-I 0-5 Years PH-2 5-10 Years PH-3 10-15 Years 1.8 Power requirement of the project