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SVAMITVA Scheme

Context:

The Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj issued guidelines regarding the SVAMITVA scheme, a new initiative of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.

Details:

  • SVAMITVA scheme, a collaborative effort of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, State Panchayati Raj Departments, State Revenue Departments and Survey of India, aims to provide an integrated property validation solution for rural India, engaging the latest Drone Surveying technology, for demarcating the inhabited land in rural areas.
  • The program is currently being implemented in six states – Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
  • Under this, mapping of rural housing land can be done using the latest survey methods and drones.
  • This scheme will help in streamlining planning and revenue collection in rural areas and ensuring clarity on property rights.
  • The scheme will also enable the creation of better-quality Gram Panchayat Development Plans engaging Drone Surveying technology.
  • The aim of this scheme is to provide people in the rural areas with the right to document their residential properties so that they can use their property for economic purposes.

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