PM Svamitva Yojana: Online Registration, Eligibility & Property Card Scheme

PM Svamitva Yojana: After the successful implementation of PM Jan Dhan Yojana, which worked well in bringing Indian poor into the banking system, GOI has recently launched Property Card Scheme (Svamvita Yojana). This is another historic scheme introduced by the central government to serve the dual purpose of issuing ‘property cards’ (proof of ownership of property) to rural residents and enabling them to seek loans and other financial benefits in lieu of these cards. 

The online registration for PM Svamitva Yojana 2020 has already begun at the official website https://www.egramswaraj.gov.in/. The process has been adopted to provide rural people with ownership records as proof of owning the land. Under the Property Card scheme, villagers will get records and ownership certificates of possession of their property.

Launched on April 24, 2020 (National Panchayat Day), with physical distribution of property cards starting in October 2020 (through video conferencing), the PM Svamitva Yojana uses drone surveying technology for demarcating inhabitant land providing ownership proofs to villagers, by measuring residential rural areas to create a digital map of every property (which falls within the village limits), and thereby also finalizing the limits of every revenue block. 

Here are steps for Process & Eligibility for Swamitva Yojana – TeraNewz

Svamitva Yojana Online Registration
You need to visit the official website of Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) called eGramSwaraj: www.egramswaraj.gov.in

  • Click on ‘New User Registration’ button on the home page
  • Enter basic details including the name, address, mobile number and e-mail ID and the land-related details in the application form of the registration form page
  • Verify all details and then submit the online registration (application) form
  • Receive the acknowledgement along with an application number

PM Svamitva Yojana: Process of identification of the land
After the registration process, the residential land will be measured through drones, creating a digital map of every property which falls within the village limits. The survey is being conducted in the presence of Gram Panchayat, Revenue Officer, Property owners and a police team.

In case of any dispute, the issues or conflicts need to be reported within 15-40 days of the survey. In the absence of any such dispute, the state governments will create a property card for land in the name of the property owner. 

Svamitva Yojana Coverage
With the launch, the scheme has been introduced initially to around one lakh property holders living in 763 villages in six states. Below is the list of a number of villages having beneficiaries of the scheme:

States

No of villages covered

Uttar Pradesh

346

Haryana

221

Maharashtra

100

Uttarakhand

50

Madhya Pradesh

44

Karnataka

2

The government plans to implement the scheme in a phased manner over 4 years (2020-2024) to cover ~6.62 lakh villages. For checking the progress of the scheme in your villages, please check the following link: svamitva.nic.in/svamitva

Eligibility Criteria for Svamitva Yojana (Property Card)
Below are the criteria to become eligible to get land ownership records (for allocation of land):

  • Possessing village property
  • Must be using the populated land in village on or after September 25, 2018, for which they are eligible to get land ownership records
  • Must have Aadhar Card information along with the Mobile Number linked with their Aadhar

How to download the PM Svamitva Yojana Card?
The SVAMITVA card can be downloaded through an SMS link which would be sent to their respective mobile phones. The process will also be followed by the physical distribution of property cards by respective state governments.

Benefits of PM Svamitva Yojana
Apart from providing official land ownership to millions of rural property owners, through the issuance of Property Cards, the scheme will also provide the authorities with a way of clear determination of property tax and a basis for planning of rural areas for better amenities and living conditions.

Additionally, while years of banking presence and relations have enabled the urban Indian to easily seek huge loans against property in urban India, banks are still reluctant in disbursing loans to rural India due to the lack of proper ownership documents.

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