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e-Property cards under SWAMITVA scheme

  • Category
    Polity & Governance
  • Published
    26th Apr, 2021

Around 4.09 lakh property owners will be given e-property cards under the SWAMITVA scheme. The Property Cards/ Title deeds (Sampatti Patrak) will be distributed electronically under the SVAMITVA Scheme

Context

Around 4.09 lakh property owners will be given e-property cards under the SWAMITVA scheme. The Property Cards/ Title deeds (Sampatti Patrak) will be distributed electronically under the SVAMITVA Scheme

About

About the SWAMITVA Scheme

  • Central Sector Scheme: SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) is a Central Sector Scheme.
  • Ministry: The Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
    • It was launched on 24thApril 2020.
  • Aim: It aims to promote a socio-economically empowered and self-reliant rural India.
    • Record of rights: The scheme aims to provide the ‘record of rights’ to village household owners in rural abadi areas and issuance of Property cards.
    • Technology: The Scheme has the potential to transform rural India using modern technical tools of mapping and surveying.
  • Drones are being used for the purpose of survey
  • Significance: It will give the way for using the property as a financial asset to villagers for availing loans and other financial benefits.
  • Time Period: The Scheme will cover around 6.62 Lakh villages of the entire country for five years during 2021-2025.
    • The pilot phase of the Scheme was implemented during 2020–2021 in the States of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and select villages of Punjab and Rajasthan.

Nomenclature of the property cards

Different States have different names used for the Property Cards

  • ‘Title deed’ in Haryana
  • ‘Rural Property Ownership Records (RPOR)’ in Karnataka
  • ‘Adhikar Abhilekh’ in Madhya Pradesh
  • ‘Sannad’ in Maharashtra
  • ‘Patta’ in Rajasthan
  • ‘Svamitva Abhilekh’ in Uttarakhand
  • ‘Gharauni’ in Uttar Pradesh
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