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In order to provide relief to the farmers and to the land holders in Jammu and Kashmir, J&K administration has decided to digitize the records and also provide them with Land Passbooks.

In this direction the government has said that Land Passbooks would be issued in Jammu and Srinagar.

While making the records of the land the government has said that all districts to be covered under Land Passbook Scheme in the coming years.

Recently the Chief Secretary chaired a meeting to review the functioning of the Revenue Department and passed the instructions for providing Land Passbooks to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Under the Digital India Land Record Modernization Programme (DILRMP), the Revenue Department has scanned 7,75,70,009 documents, 58,754 maps, and 760 Jamabandis. The scanned revenue record has been made available in the public domain under the ‘Apni Zameen Apni Nigrani’ initiative and various public viewing drives are currently underway for promoting public awareness and scrutiny.

Under the Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas (SVAMITVA), the Department is creating survey infrastructure and GIS maps to reduce revenue-related disputes and court cases. The process also includes sensitization drives, making on-ground boundaries, laying out SOPs, and generation of property cards post-survey completion.

He directed to digitize all Revenue Land Records of Jammu and Srinagar by 26th January 2022 and of all other districts by 15th August 2022.

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