Andhra Pradesh government has launched AP YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Pathakam Scheme 2023. In this scheme, the state govt. is carrying out comprehensive land survey from 1 January 2021. In order to provide permanent land ownership, every inch of land in the state is being resurveyed using latest technology such as drones. CM Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has started the scheme at Takkellapadu village near Jaggaiahpet, Krishna district on 21 December 2020.
AP YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Pathakam Scheme 2023
Around 4500 survey teams and 15,000 surveyors are involved in AP YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Pathakam Scheme. As per an estimate, the cost of survey of lands is around Rs. 987.46 crore. AP govt. is doing the following things – marking of boundaries, issuing passbooks to landowners, setting up of mobile court to resolve land disputes on the spot.
Such land survey is overdue and is being taken up in Andhra Pradesh after a gap of over 100 years. After the survey, every piece of land is being allotted a unique number, which enables the beneficiary to know complete details of his land, besides providing legal rights to avoid disputes
Land Survey Phases in Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Scheme
The land survey is being conducted in 1.26 lakh sq km across the state in villages, towns and cities, except forest lands. The survey will be held in 3 phases in 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh, the number of villages covered in each phase of the land survey are as follows:-
1st Phase – About 5,000 villages in the first phase
2nd Phase – 6,500 villages in the second phase
3rd Phase – Around 5,500 villages in the third phase.
All the district officials have made arrangements for the inauguration of the AP YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Pathakam Scheme.
Need for YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Pathakam Scheme
A land survey was conducted 100 years ago in the AP state and now the programme for survey of lands is being taken up again. CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had flagged off the survey teams from Takkellapadu village for the survey work launched simultaneously in all districts. AP YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Pathakam Scheme would resolve long-pending land disputes.
A team comprising two surveyors, a VRO and a VRA is conducting land resurvey in a village and every survey number is filmed using drone cameras and stored in digital format. On the directions of the Chief Minister, steps have been taken for setting up mobile tribunals to resolve land disputes.
Launch Event for YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Scheme
Over 10,000 people has attend the public meeting addressed by the Chief Minister at Gantela Sakuntalamma degree college in Jaggaiahpet. The land records are being updated with the latest technology by the Government in association with the Survey of India. The Andhra Pradesh state government and the Survey of India has formed 70 base stations for the mega land survey.
The state-of-art technology is being used with the latest drones and rovers under YSR Jagananna Saswatha Bhoomi Hakku Bhoomi Rakshana Pathakam Scheme. Nearly 15,000 surveyors were appointed for the state-wide survey. The land owners are getting a title card with unique identification number, measurements of the property and other details. All details of the lands in the village would be on the maps. Survey stones would be installed once the marking of land was completed.
Security of Data after Survey of Land in Andhra Pradesh
AP govt. is securing the records after the survey in such a way that no one can tamper with them. The security features should be fool-proof and the hard copy should be with the landowners.
A land titling card, which consists of a unique identification number, measurements of the property, name of the owner along with the photo and total area is being given to the owner after the survey. Digitised cadastral maps is being prepared after the completion of the survey. All details of the lands in the village will now feature in the maps.
Survey stones are being installed once the marking of land is completed. Digitised property register and title register and a register for complaints is also made available at the Village Secretariats.