Strengthening of Revenue Administration and Updating of Land Records
The second important scheme ,viz., Strengthening of Revenue Administration and Updating of Land Records was started during 1988-89 with 50:50 sharing basis between the Centre and the State.
Updation is vital for systematic maintenance of land records to reflect ground realities in sync with ownership changes, ensure genuine land transactions & implement rural development programmes for effective enforcement of land reforms. It will minimize land disputes and create social harmony in villages.
The main objectives of the schemes are :-
Strengthening of survey and settlement organizations for an early completion and preparation of land records in areas where this work still remains to be done.
Setting up of survey and settlement organization especially in the northern regions where no land records exist.
Imparting the pre-service and in-service training of revenue , survey and settlement staff and strengthening of training infrastructure in their purpose.
Providing the facilities for the modernization of survey and settlement operations, printing of survey maps , reports/documents and for storage , copying and updating of land and crops records using , amounting other things ,science and technology inputs.
Strengthening of revenue machinery in the village and immediate supervisory levels on a selective basis to make the workload of these functionaries manageable.