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Computerisation of Land Records

The scheme of Computerisation of Land Records (CLR) was started in 1988-89. This is a 100 per cent grant-in-aid scheme executed by the State Govts. The main objective of CLR scheme is that landowners should get computerized copies of  Records of Rights (RORs) at a reasonable price. The ultimate objective of the scheme is ‘on-line management’ of land records in the country.

Under the scheme,100% financial assistance is provided to States for completion of data entry work,setting up computer centres at the tehsil or taluk or block and sub_divisional levels and monitoring cell at the State level. Funds are also provided under the scheme for imparting training on computer awareness and applications software to revenue officials for regular updation of records of rights and smooth operation of computer centers.

The main objectives are :

  • Providing computerised copies of the Record of Rights(ROR) to the Land owners at nominal rates on demand.

  • Ensuring speed, accuracy, transparency and dispute resolution .

  • Information empowerment of land owners and freeing them from the clutches of colonial systems - paradigm shift from tax based approach to management of land administration .

  • Providing fast and efficient retrieval of information for decision making .

  • Achieving low cost and easily reproducible basic land record data for reliable and durable preservation .

  • Value addition and modernization in Land Administration .