December 8, 2023


  • Recently, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has released the new framework for implementation of the SVAMITVA Scheme.
  • SVAMITVA stands for Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas.
  • Launch: It is a centre sector scheme which was launched nationally on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2021.
  • Aim: To provide an integrated property validation solution for rural India.


  • The demarcation of rural inhabited areas would be done using Drone survey and CORS (Continuously Operating Reference Stations) Networks which provides mapping accuracy of 5 cms.
  • This would provide the ‘record of rights’ to village household owners possessing houses in inhabited rural areas in villages.
  • It will cover around 6.62 Lakh villages of the entire country during 2021-2025.


  • To bring financial stability to the citizens in rural India by enabling them to use their property as a financial asset for taking loans and other financial benefits.

Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR)

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