Assam makes an agreement with the Survey of India to conduct a rural property survey. The Assam government has signed an MoU with the Survey of India to execute the Svamitva program in the state. Which seeks to offer rural residents an integrated property validation solution.
On Monday, Assam’s Director of Land Records and Surveys, Shantanu P Gotmare. And the Director Assam and Nagaland, Survey of India, signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
The program will be implements by the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj and the Assam Government’s Department of Revenue. And Disaster Management, with the assistance of the Panchayat and Rural Development.
Survey of India, as the technology partner, will take measures to conduct drone surveys of occupied rural land and to construct ground-based control stations to allow the creation of a comprehensive spatial database of rural property.
Therefore, it is anticipate that it would decrease property-relates conflicts and legal proceedings in rural regions.
Moreover, on April 24, 2020, on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, the Svamitva program was started as a trial and was rolled out throughout India on April 24 this year.
The program would give a record of rights’ to village household owners who own homes in populated rural regions in villages, allowing them to utilize their property as a financial asset when applying for loans and other financial advantages from banks.