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The SVAMITVA scheme seeks to survey land parcels in rural inhabited areas using drone technology and is being implemented by Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
The survey shall be done across the country over a period of four years (2020-2024).
Objectives of SVAMITVA Scheme
- For the creation of accurate land records for rural planning.
- To reduce property related disputes and legal cases
- The scheme will help in bringing financial stability to the rural population by enabling them to use their property as a security for repayment of a loan.
- It will help in preparing better-quality Gram Panchayat Development Plan(GPDP) by making use of Geographical Information System (GIS) maps.
The SVAMITVA scheme is proposed as a centrally sponsored scheme.
Under The SVAMITVA Scheme, a three-layer monitoring and evaluation framework will be put in place for timely monitoring, reporting and course corrections.
The Scheme will cover about 6.62 lakh villages.
Presently the pilot phase is being extended to six states- Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.