SURVEY OF VILLAGES AND MAPPING WITH IMPROVISED TECHNOLOGY IN VILLAGE AREAS.

  • Recently, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has released the new framework for implementation of the SVAMITVA Scheme.
  • SVAMITVA stands for Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas.

Important points:

  • It is a center sector scheme which was launched nationally on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2021.
  • To provide an integrated property validation solution for rural India.
  • The demarcation of rural inhabited areas would be done using Drone survey and CORS (Continuously Operating Reference Stations) Networks which provides mapping accuracy of 5 cms.
  • This would provide the ‘record of rights’ to village household owners possessing houses in inhabited rural areas in villages.
  • It will cover around 6.62 Lakh villages of the entire country during 2021-2025.

Objectives:

  • To bring financial stability to the citizens in rural India by enabling them to use their property as a financial asset for taking loans and other financial benefits.
  • Creation of accurate land records for rural planning.
  • Determination of property tax.
  • Creation of survey infrastructure and GIS (Geographic Information System) maps that can be leveraged by any department for their use.
  • To support in preparation of better-quality Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP) by making use of GIS maps.
  • To reduce property related disputes and legal cases
  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR)
  • Survey of India is a Technology Implementation Agency.

SOURCE: THE HINDU , THE ECONOMIC TIMES ,MINT

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