In the Telangana monsoon assembly session, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao introduced the historic New Revenue Act 2020. The CM expressed happiness at the introduction of the bill, which aims to deal permanently with all land related disputes.
Key points to remember in the new revenue act...
All information on agricultural and non-agricultural land will be posted on the Dharani portal
The portal is accessible from anywhere and by anybody
No official will be given the right to decide what needs to be done. According to the new act all should act.
The land mutation is to take place soon after registration
Mutation power transferred from RDO to MRO
Sub-registrars have the authority to register only non-farm land
MROs have powers to register farmland
Can download login documents, passbook
Inherited land division only on a Joint Agreement
Tahsildars shall issue Land Passbooks that do not have them
Criminal charges against tahsildar for breach of rules
Government officials cannot be sued if they make changes in the land records
Loans to be issued in digital format
Passbooks to grant loans should not be kept in banks
VROs to be transferred to other equally qualified positions
Sub-registrar power is shifted to tahsildars
With the dismissal of the 1971 act, all pending files will be sent to the tribunal.
Court verdict to be finalised after the enquiry
Jagir lands to be recorded in the revenue records as government lands
Slot booking for any kind of registration via the Government website
Survey number coordinates to prevent illegal land encroachment