India, June 14 -- In a relief for Pavana Dam Project-affected farmers, the government on Wednesday decided to give four acres of land to each affected farmer. A meeting was held on Wednesday between Anil Patil, minister of relief and rehabilitation; local MLA Sunil Shelke; and the dam affected farmers during which this decision was taken, officials said.

During the meeting, it was decided that around 764 account holders will be given four acres of land, each. Of the four acres, two acres will be in the Pavana area while the remaining two acres will be outside the Pavana (civic) limits. The 764 account holders will be given a total 1,839 acres of land of which, 1,528 acres will be allotted in the first phase.

Minister Patil during the me...