Divis Laboratories Limited

Reported by

Rahul Maganti

Published on

October 20, 2016

October 20, 2016

Updated on

October 20, 2016

Location of Conflict

OntimamidiRajamundry

East Godavari

This is A Schedule Five District

Reason or Cause of Conflict

Pharmaceutical Industry

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People Affected by Conflict

2880

Land Area Affected (in Hectares)

271

ha

Starting Year

2006

State

Andhra Pradesh

Sector

Industry

Divis Laboratories Limited is proposing to establish Divis Laboratories Limited Unit III as a commercial facility for manufacturing bulk drugs and intermediate products. This facility is going to be located at Ontimamidi (Kona) (V), Thondangi (M), East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. It is proposed to be developed in an Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation area of 271.34 ha (670.5 acre) with multipurpose production blocks. Opposition from the local public to Divis Labs proposed pharma unit near Ontimamidi village in Thondangi mandal of East Godavari district is mounting. The firm has taken up the project near Ontimamidi village for manufacture of intermediates and APIs at a cost of more than Rs. 600 crore in 505 acres. The land (260 acres) was purchased from the locals but many farmers refused to give up their share and the land acquisition issue is unresolved. The government acquired 550 acres from 600 farmers. The farmers are protesting that they have not been paid fair compensation. People are also worried about the release of toxic materials from the plant into the environment.

Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

No items found.

Other Demand/Contention of the Affected Community

Region Classification

Type of Land

Private

Type of Common Land

Total investment involved (in Crores):

600

Type of investment:

Year of Estimation

Page Number In Investment Document:

Has the Conflict Ended?

When did it end?

Why did the conflict end?

Categories of Legislations Involved in the Conflict

Land Acquisition Laws

Legislations/Policies Involved

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Whether claims/objections were made as per procedure in the relevant statute

What was the claim(s)/objection(s) raised by the community? What was the decision of the concerned government department?

Legal Processes and Loopholes Enabling the Conflict:

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Legal Status:

Status of Case In Court

Whether any adjudicatory body was approached

What was the Decision of the Concerned Government Department?

Name of the adjudicatory body

Name(s) of the Court(s)

Case Number

Major Human Rights Violations Related to the Conflict:

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Whether criminal law was used against protestors

Reported Details of the Violation:

Date of Violation

Location of Violation

Nature of Protest

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Government Departments Involved in the Conflict:

Government of Andhra Pradesh

PSUs Involved in the Conflict:

Did LCW Approach Government Authorities for Comments?

Name, Designation and Comment of the Government Authorities Approached

Corporate Parties Involved in the Conflict:

Divis Laboratories Private Limited

Did LCW Approach Corporate Parties for Comments?

Communities/Local Organisations in the Conflict:

CPM, CPI

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