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The Commissionerate of Land Administration was formed from the erstwhile Board of Revenue in 1980 to especially to administer the land matters and to monitor various functions from the erstwhile Board of Revenue. Office of the Land Administration is one of the significant department in the Revenue Administration. It administers Government lands in the State, dealing with important subjects, such as -

  • Assignment of cultivable lands and House sites
  • Land Transfer from one department to other department
  • Land Transfer from State Government to Central Government
  • Land Alienation to State / Central Government Undertakings / Boards
  • Leasing of Government lands
  • Eviction of encroachments in Government lands
  • Various Acts under Estates Abolition
  • Patta Transfer (Appeals/Revision) & UDR Corrections
  • Land Acquisition of private lands, that are required for public purpose under RFCTLARR Act.
  • Cinema License ( Appeals/Revision)
  • Irrigation
  • Rationalization of Minor Irrigation Statistics (R.M.I.S.)

Besides the above subjects, Land Administration department plays a pivotal role in the process of Land Acquisition related works for the development of the State. It also monitors the progress of Transfer of Registry (Patta Transfer – RTR/STR) of land ownership and exercises appellate powers under Natham Settlement Scheme and also under Updating Registry Scheme (UDR). Further, Commissionerate of Land Administration deals with subjects such as Ryotwari Settlement Acts, Evacuee Property Act, and Chatram Administration.

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