MIS portal for rankings of States & UTs in Land Acquisition Projects

On December 16, 2021, Union Minister for Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh, launched MIS (Management Information System) portal to ranking of States/UTs in Land Acquisition Projects.

Key Facts

  • With the launch of this portal, states/UTs will be ranked in Land Acquisition Projects under RFCTLARR Act, 2013, which is dubbed as “Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013”.
  • Based on the ranking and performance, the top 3 States and top 3 districts will be awarded.

Significance of the portal

MIS portal is being dubbed as a ‘Vikas Portal’. Portal will not only show data and figures but also the speed of development in India. It is a result of the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide impetus to the Gati Shakti Mission.

Concerns over delayed implementation

Delayed implementation of the projects in India increases the project cost as well as disturb the pace of development. This portal will help in mitigating this concern. Because of ranking available to all the States, it will be easier to monitor the progress of developmental projects. This in turn will increase the speed of projects.

Which department developed MIS Portal?

MIS portal was developed by the Department of Land Resources. It is a software-driven program for submitting information by respective State/UTs on land acquisition on developmental projects. It was developed in house by the NIC team of the land resource department with zero cost. Link to the portal is larr.dolr.gov.in.

Why MIS portal was launched?

MIS portal was launched to capture information on several parameters of land acquisition, which are necessary to rank the State/UTs.

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