How Land Records Can Help Optimise Welfare Schemes for Farmers

Abcauthor

As the COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown heavily impacted the economy, to address the impact on the agricultural sector and fears over...
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How Land Records Can Help Optimise Welfare Schemes for Farmers

An unlikely common strand of 2020 — land and property rights

Aparajita Bharti | Bindushree D

A continued focus on land and property rights is important — these cross-cutting issues not only impact the growth of India’s economy but play an important role in the lives of all Indians.
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An unlikely common strand of 2020 — land and property rights

Property Rights: A Conversation Whose Time Is Now

Sneha Pillai

This article was originally published on LiveLaw on 24 July 2020, and can be viewed here. As multitudes of migrant workers took to...
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Property Rights: A Conversation Whose Time Is Now

#Charcha2020 Blog Series: #LandPower – Empowering Dalits through Land

PRRC India | The Nudge Foundation

 As part of the Charcha 2020 dialogues held in May, Omidyar Network India hosted a track on Land and...
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Do Property rights explain health outcomes of adolescent girls in India?

Centre For Social And Economic Progress (CSEP)

This paper focuses on studying property rights as a pathway to social mobility by analysing how property rights determine health...
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Do Property rights explain health outcomes of adolescent girls in India?

#Charcha2020 Blog Series: #Tech4Land

PRRC India | The Nudge Foundation

As part of the Charcha 2020 dialogues held in May, Omidyar Network India hosted a track on Land and Property...
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Securing property and land rights in India

Shreya Deb, Omidyar Network India

Land governance and property rights have been historically overlooked in India, and reforming them is critical to securing high growth.
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Securing property and land rights in India

Podcast: The Unfinished Journey of Women’s Property Rights

PRRC India

What do property rights mean for women in India in 2020? How can we think about women’s property rights, the...
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Podcast: The Unfinished Journey of Women’s Property Rights

Refine land acquisition process to unclog courts

Leah Verghese

Executive discretion and inadequate compensation have led to litigation clogging the courts. In Maharashtra’s Amravati, Beed and Raigad districts, land acquisition cases on average remained pending between 1,516 days and 2,462 days.
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Refine land acquisition process to unclog courts

End gender-based discrimination in the Hindu Succession Act

Devendra Damle

The assumptions in HSA that govern the devolution of women’s property are no longer valid. We must acknowledge the reality of society and treat women on par with men in all spheres of life, including in matters of property devolution.
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End gender-based discrimination in the Hindu Succession Act

When Land comes in the Way: India’s Connectivity Infrastructure in Nepal

Brookings India

Land acquisition for infrastructure projects abroad is one of the principal challenges the Indian government faces while pursuing its strategy of...
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When Land comes in the Way: India’s Connectivity Infrastructure in Nepal

The Challenge of Building State Capacity in the Land Administration in Rajasthan: Creating a Regulatory Administration in Land

National Institute Of Public Finance And Policy (NIPFP)

The quality of land markets and tenurial rights in land are significantly dependent on the quality of land administration. In...
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The Challenge of Building State Capacity in the Land Administration in Rajasthan: Creating a Regulatory Administration in Land

Problems with the e-Courts data

National Institute Of Public Finance And Policy (NIPFP)

The creation of the e-Courts platform for disseminating data from the subordinate judiciary was an important step in making Indian...
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Problems with the e-Courts data

Lessons from the Rythu Bandhu DBT scheme for farmers: An explainer

FRG, PRRC

How can we better design farmer income support programs- An infographic that takes us through the case study of the...
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Lessons from the Rythu Bandhu DBT scheme for farmers: An explainer

In Himachal, effective forest management could make cities more resilient too

Hansika Seth

Originally published in Citizen Matters on 29 October, 2018. Forests become an easy scapegoat for urban infrastructure development. Recently, the National...
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In Himachal, effective forest management could make cities more resilient too

Is Delhi ready for development based on land pooling?

Ruby Moun

Originally published on Citizen Matters on 26 October, 2018. On 11th October the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs notified a...
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Is Delhi ready for development based on land pooling?

Land and Sustainable Development Goals

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

Land features as both an explicit and implicit parameter within the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) framework. It appears prominently as...
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Land and Sustainable Development Goals

IIHS Brief 8: Framing a Land Pooling Policy: key prerequisites

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

Land is a scarce but vital resource required for all large public infrastructural projects of national importance, which are critical...
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IIHS Brief 8: Framing a Land Pooling Policy: key prerequisites

IIHS Brief 7: Property Record Maintenance in Delhi: key issues and recommendations

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

The proper maintenance of land and property records is crucial for effective land governance. It can help ease land transactions,...
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IIHS Brief 7: Property Record Maintenance in Delhi: key issues and recommendations

IIHS Brief 6: Analysing the Efficiency and Suitability of Drone Technology for City-Surveys in Maharashtra

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

Since the launch of the National Land Records Modernisation Programme (NLRMP) by the Government of India (now the Digital India...
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IIHS Brief 6: Analysing the Efficiency and Suitability of Drone Technology for City-Surveys in Maharashtra

IIHS Brief 5: Updating Land Records in Telangana: suggested amendments to the Rythu Vari Bhu Survey

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

On 23 August 2017, the Chief Minister of Telangana announced a statewide survey of land and land records with the...
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IIHS Brief 5: Updating Land Records in Telangana: suggested amendments to the Rythu Vari Bhu Survey

IIHS Brief 4: Property Mapping in Maharashtra: selecting a suitable mapping technology

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

The Digital India Land Records Modernisation Programme (DILRMP), a central government scheme launched in August 2008, aims to improve the...
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IIHS Brief 4: Property Mapping in Maharashtra: selecting a suitable mapping technology

IIHS Brief 3: Real Estate Regulation: ironing out difficulties in implementing the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

The regulation of the real estate sector to protect the interests of the buyer has been the focus of state...
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IIHS Brief 3: Real Estate Regulation: ironing out difficulties in implementing the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

IIHS Brief 2: Taking Property Registration Online: the iSarita Model

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

The registration of property transaction documents has a direct impact on ease of doing business by way of the average...
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IIHS Brief 2: Taking Property Registration Online: the iSarita Model

IIHS Policy Brief 1: Improving Ease of Registration Scores for Delhi

Indian Institute Of Human Settlements

Registering a property in India is a notoriously difficult task. According to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business (EODB)...
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IIHS Policy Brief 1: Improving Ease of Registration Scores for Delhi

No Woman’s Land: Navigating issues of Land & Gender

Shalmoli Halder

This piece was originally published on the Omidyar Network India website on 25 June, 2020. As the world grapples with...
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No Woman’s Land: Navigating issues of Land & Gender

Mobility and Tenure Choice in Urban India

Brookings India

Across countries, renting has been chosen by the young, the single and, more generally, the mobile, over ownership. In this...
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Mobility and Tenure Choice in Urban India

Podcast: Land and Reforms in 2020

PRRC India

What land reforms does India need in 2020? How can we think about property rights, and a complicated legislative history...
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Podcast: Land and Reforms in 2020

Why land and property cobwebs make good plotlines for Bollywood

Chinmay Rayarikar

It is often said that cinema is a mirror to the society that it thrives in. The recently released film...
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Why land and property cobwebs make good plotlines for Bollywood

Covid-19: Formalise urban slums for long-term resilience

Shreya Deb

This piece was originally published in the Hindustan Times, on 07 June, 2020. Urban areas across the developing world are...
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Covid-19: Formalise urban slums for long-term resilience

Indian courts clogged with land disputes because laws keep conflicting each other

Namita Wahi

This piece originally published in the Print, on 26 June 2019. An estimated 7.7 million people in India are affected...
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Indian courts clogged with land disputes because laws keep conflicting each other

Understanding Land Conflict in India and Suggestions for Reform

Namita Wahi

This piece was originally published on the CPR India website on 26 June, 2019. An estimated 7.7 million people in...
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Understanding Land Conflict in India and Suggestions for Reform

Land conflict rampant in India because Constitution has made sparse reference to it

Namita Wahi

This piece was originally published in the Print, on 28 February 2020. Land conflict, which fundamentally threatens the social contract...
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Land conflict rampant in India because Constitution has made sparse reference to it

Do the Meek Inherit the Earth? An analysis of land acquisition litigation in Karnataka and Maharashtra

DAKSH

The right of the State to acquire property for industrialisation and economic reform to further the development of our country,...
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Do the Meek Inherit the Earth? An analysis of land acquisition litigation in Karnataka and Maharashtra

Peace of Land: A Woman’s Right to Safety May Depend on Her Right to Own Property

Shipra Deo

The surreal times of COVID-19 have emerged in the context of a lot of pre-existing challenges. One such challenge is...
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Peace of Land: A Woman’s Right to Safety May Depend on Her Right to Own Property

Are slums more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from Mumbai

Shaonlee Patranabis, Sahil Gandhi, And Vaidehi Tandel

India has been highly susceptible to the spread of pandemics. The 1918 pandemic caused devastation across the country, with an excess...
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Are slums more vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence from Mumbai

Performance of the Supreme Court and tenure of Chief Justices of India: An observational analysis (1950 to 2019)

Mudit Kapoor And Shamika Ravi

This is a tentative and an exploratory analysis to assess the productivity of the Supreme Court of India (SC) under...
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Performance of the Supreme Court and tenure of Chief Justices of India: An observational analysis (1950 to 2019)

Gender discrimination in devolution of property under Hindu Succession Act, 1956

National Institute Of Public Finance And Policy (NIPFP)

In India, matters of personal law (marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption) are governed under statutes which differ as per the religion...
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Gender discrimination in devolution of property under Hindu Succession Act, 1956

Linking welfare distribution to land records: a case-study of the Rythu Bandhu Scheme (RBS) in Telangana

Finance Research Group (FRG)

The direct benefits transfer scheme for farmers in the state of Telangana, called the Rythu Bandhu Scheme (RBS), is expected...
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Linking welfare distribution to land records: a case-study of the Rythu Bandhu Scheme (RBS) in Telangana

NCAER Land Records and Services Index (N-LRSI) 2020

NCAER

The Land Records and Services Index, published by the National Council of Applied Economic Research, assesses the extent of digitization of land records and the quality of these records
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NCAER Land Records and Services Index (N-LRSI) 2020

Too Slow for the Urban March: Litigations and Real Estate Market in Mumbai, India

Brookings India

The rapid expansion of slums (informal, unapproved housing often disconnected from city infrastructure) in Indian cities is the result of...
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Too Slow for the Urban March: Litigations and Real Estate Market in Mumbai, India

Characterizing Irregular Settlements Using Machine Learning and Satellite Imagery: Case Study of Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Sanford School Of Public Policy, Duke University

In a constantly evolving urban landscape, it is particularly hard to measure the rate of growth of informal housing, which...
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Characterizing Irregular Settlements Using Machine Learning and Satellite Imagery: Case Study of Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Combining satellite and survey data to study Indian slums: Evidence on the range of conditions and implications for urban policy

Sanford School Of Public Policy, Duke University

Projections suggest that most of the global growth in population in the next few decades will be in urban centers...
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Combining satellite and survey data to study Indian slums: Evidence on the range of conditions and implications for urban policy

Studying the Real Slums of Bengaluru

Sanford School Of Public Policy, Duke University

Lack of basic information on the nature and diversity of informal settlements, and the workings of the informal property markets...
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Studying the Real Slums of Bengaluru

Informal Housing, Inadequate Property Rights: Understanding the Needs of India’s Informal Housing Dwellers

FSG

In India, as in many other developing countries, urban population growth and the shortage of planned affordable housing have led...
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Informal Housing, Inadequate Property Rights: Understanding the Needs of India’s Informal Housing Dwellers

Building a secure future: Perceptions of property rights in India

Land Alliance

To understand more about people’s perceptions of the security of property rights, the Land Alliance conducted a survey carried out...
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Building a secure future: Perceptions of property rights in India

Need to Redefine the Purpose of Land Records in India

Prerna Prabhakar

Recent slowdown of the Indian economy has been a matter of concern for policymakers. The 5 per cent growth rate...
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Need to Redefine the Purpose of Land Records in India

A measure of their worth

Prerna Prabhakar

India’s first Land Records and Services Index is a way to gauge States’ relative performance and help improve services on...
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A measure of their worth

NCAER Land Records and Services Index (N-LRSI) 2020

Prerna Prabhakar

The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) recently released India’s first Land Records and Services Index(link is external). The...
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NCAER Land Records and Services Index (N-LRSI) 2020
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