Land Current Affairs, GK & News

Conference of the Parties (COP15) of UNCCD

The 15th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is being held from 9th May to 20th May 2022. Where is the COP 15 taking place? Abidjan, a city in Cote d’Ivoire. What is the theme of COP 15? Land. Life. Legacy: From scarcity to ..

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Assam: Unique Land Parcel Identification Number

On 11th March Union minister of rural development and Panchayati raj, Giriraj Singh launched Unique Land Parcel Identification Number (ULPIN) in Assam. About ULIPN Unique Land Parcel Identification Number (ULIPN) project was launched in Assam on a pilot basis. Under this project, every land parcel in Assam will have a 14-digit alphanumeric geospatial unique identification ..

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NITI Aayog releases Draft Model Act on Land Titles

On October 30, 2020, NITI Aayog released Draft Model Act and rules for states on land titling. This has been introduced to reduce litigations. In turn, the process of land acquisition will get eased. Key Features The Model Act and Rules will empower the State Governments to establish, administer and manage system of title registration ..

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Ministry of Defence sets new rules for land transfer to reduce expenditure

The Ministry of Defence recently approved the land transfer rules. Under the new rules the armed forces are allowed to receive infrastructure equivalent in value to the land under their control. The land is to be used for public utilities. This will help reduce the defence forces’ expenditure. Key Highlights The Defence Forces under the ..

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“E-Dharti Geo Portal” launched

On October 21, 2020, the Union of Housing and Urban affairs minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri launched the e-Dharti Geo Portal. The portal will integrate map and lease plans in the Management Information System. It will make the system Geographic Information System enabled, GIS enabled.  Significance The Land and Development Office deals with more than 50000 ..

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NCAER releases N-LRSI 2020

The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) released NCAER Land Records and Services Index (N-LRSI 2020) recently. As per the index, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, and Tamil Nadu are the five best-performing states. The index assesses the digitisation of land records and their quality in 33 states and Union Territories (UTs).

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