DMRC acquires land from Govt. agencies such as DDA, MCD and MOUD etc. on lease basis. Private land is acquired by DMRC under Land Acquisition Act, 1894, through Land Acquisition Collector, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD).
The compensation payable to the land owner includes not only the cost of land but also the cost of structures existing on the land. DMRC deposits 80% compensation as and when demand is received from the concerned Land Acquisition Collector after issuing of notification. As and when the Land Acquisition Collector announces Award, balance payment is deposited by DMRC. The reimbursement of compensation to the affected persons is paid by the concerned Land Acquisition Collector.
The information of valuation reports of private land and Project Affected Persons is available with concerned Land Acquisition Collector. As far as relocation and rehabilitation of Project Affected Persons are concerned, the same is done by the Rehabilitation Committee constituted by the GNCTD.