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SVAMITVA will play a vital role in making rural India Aatmanirbhar

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 15, Sep 2021
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  • Union Minister for Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Shri Giriraj Singh today inaugurated a national meet on SVAMITVA Scheme: A Stepping-Stone Towards Upliftment of Rural Economy 
  • Shri Giriraj Singh called upon the States to complete the implementation of the SVAMITVA scheme well before the deadline in 2024.

About SVAMITVA Scheme

  • SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages And Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister on National Panchayati Raj Day 24th April 2020 
  • 24th April 2020 
  • SVAMITVA Scheme is a collaborative effort of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj, State Revenue Departments, State Panchayati Raj Departments and Survey of India.
  • It aims to provide rural people with the right to document their residential properties.
  • The record of rights can then be utilized by the owners to avail bank and loan and other financial benefits.
  • The Scheme would also help in settlement of disputes at village level, creation of accurate land records, and establishment of CORS network as a public infrastructure to be used by any department or agency.
  • The scheme is for surveying the land parcels in rural inhabited area using Drone technology.
  • The survey shall be done across the country in a phase wise manner over the period 2020 -2025 . The scheme is proposed as a Central Sector scheme with a projected outlay of Rs 79.65 crores for the pilot phase (FY 2020 -21) .