Land In India: Issues and Debates | Land Portal
PDF icon Download file (5.43 MB)

Resource information

Date of publication: 
March 2020
Resource Language: 
License of the resource: 

This report titled Land in India: Issues and Debates is part of an initiative under the aegis of India Land & Development Conference (ILDC) which has a long-term objective of bringing out an annual Status of Land in India volume. This report is a modest beginning in that direction by drawing on the works of ILDC partners to present a quick over view of some of the key developments and debates in India’s land sector. The report brings together 11key issues which currently engage the minds of the policy makers and researchers in India. The themes covered in the report are: the status of land records computerization, dynamics of land conflicts, forced evictions and displacement, challenges of implementing the LARR and the Forest Rights Act, emergence of land pooling as an alternative to the acquisition of land, under-utilization of land acquired for Special Economic Zones (SEZ), progress in urban housing, liberalization of land leasing laws, status of women’s land rights and tenure complexities of pastoral land. These themes are by no means exhaustive but we hope they do provide a quick overview of some of the key concerns around land as we enter the third decade of the 21st century. 

Authors and Publishers


NRMC is a technical and managerial advisory firm in the development sector that provides evidence-based solutions for sustainable, equitable and inclusive development. 

Established in 2004, NRMC is engaged in creating impactful solutions that make a difference to the society. We achieve results at scale by catalyzing partnership with clients and communities. We believe in ethical business, nurturing talent to be courageous to push the limits of knowledge and discovering new ways of doing things.

Share this page