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  • 11 January, 2024

  • 2 Min Read

SVAMITVA Scheme

SVAMITVA Scheme wins Best Innovation Award for Innovation Sandbox presentation during Public Policy Dialogues–2024 at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.

Initiative by - It is a collaborative effort of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, State Panchayati Raj Departments, State Revenue Departments and Survey of India.

Launch - It is a Central Sector Scheme, launched in the year 2021.

Aim - It is a scheme for mapping the land parcels in rural inhabited areas using drone technology and Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS).

  • To provide an integrated property validation solution for rural India.

SVAMITVA Property Cards - They facilitate monetization of properties, enabling bank loans and comprehensive village-level planning.

Purpose - The SVAMITVA Scheme stands out as a groundbreaking initiative that harnesses innovation and new technologies to transform the landscape of land ownership in rural India.

  • Target - The scheme has target year of completion of its implementation as 2024–25.

Coverage Area - The scheme has been saturated with generation of property cards of all inhabited villages of Haryana, Uttarakhand, Puducherry, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Goa.

Source: pib

  • 21 December, 2021

  • 14 Min Read

SVAMITVA Scheme

Features of SWAMITVA Scheme

  • SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) scheme is a collaborative effort of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, State Panchayati Raj Departments, State Revenue Departments and Survey of India.

  • SVAMITVA, a Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj was nationally launched by the Prime Minister on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2021 after successful completion of the pilot phase of the Scheme in 9 States.
  • It was launched with a resolve to enable economic progress of Rural India by providing a “Record of Rights” to every rural household owner.
  • Aiming to demarcate inhabited (Abadi) land in rural areas through the latest surveying drone technology.
  • The scheme covers multifarious aspects viz.
    1. facilitating monetisation of properties and enabling bank loans;
    2. reducing property-related disputes;
    3. comprehensive village level planning
    4. would be the stepping-stone towards achieving Gram Swaraj in the true sense and making rural India Atmanirbhar (self-reliant).
  • SVAMITVA Scheme aims to provide property rights to the residents of rural inhabited areas in India by using Drone surveys and CORS Networks which provides mapping accuracy of 5 cms.
  • The Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) is the Nodal Ministry for the implementation of the SVAMITVA scheme.
  • In the States, the Revenue Department/Land Records Department will be the Nodal Department and shall carry out the scheme with the support of State Panchayati Raj Departments.
  • Aim: To provide an integrated property validation solution for rural India.
    1. It is a scheme for mapping the land parcels in rural inhabited areas using drone technology and a Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS).
    2. The mapping will be done across the country in a phase-wise manner over a period of four years - from 2020 to 2024.
  • The program is currently being implemented in six states - Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Phases of SWAMITVA Scheme

  • Phase I – Pilot Scheme (April 2020 – March 2021) covers States of Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and the establishment of Continuous Operating Reference Systems (CORS) in the States of Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan.
  • Phase II (April 2021 – March 2025) – Complete survey of remaining villages and CORS network coverage across the Country by 2022.

Source: PIB


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