Acronym: 
GOO (India)
Governmental institution
Focal point: 
Secretary (of Concerned Department), Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 751001

Location

Odisha Secretariat 751001 Bhubaneswar
India
IN
Postal address: 
Department of Electronics & Information Technology Government of Odisha, Secretariat, Bhubaneswar Odisha, 751001
Working languages: 
English

Odisha is one of the federal States of the Union of India which came into existence from 1936. The Government of Odisha has number of Departments under it, like the Ministry in case of Government of India, to deal with administration and governance of the State of Odisha. As land is under the State list of the Constitution of India, Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the Government of Odisha has been mainly dealing with matters related to land. The activities of the department include to ensure right to land for agriculture (livelihood) and housesite for shelter; address people’s problems relating to land; provide land to the landless and protect Government land, transfer of immovable property, protect illegal transfer of immovable property, the Registration of property, Computerization of Revenue Offices, updation of land records, digitization of cadastral maps, inter-connectivity among revenue offices, under taking survey operations using modern technologies, distribution of Government waste land for agriculture/ homestead purposes, distribution of ceiling surplus land, prohibition of tribal land alienation, regularisation of forest villages, acquisition of private land for public purposes, formulation of comprehensive rehabilitation and resettlement policies for displaced persons, administration of minor minerals of the State and conduct of decennial census are some of the important activities of R&DM Department. ef, rescue, rehabilitation and restoration work. Other relevant department related to land include Urban Development and Housing Department, Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste Development Department, Panchayat Raj Department, etc.

Government of Odisha (India) Resources

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Legislation
September 2012
India

An Act to deal with undertaking survey and settlement operations in the State by adopting modern technology to minimize the time span without compromising the quality, transparency and grievance redressal and related matters.

Manuals & Guidelines
Legislation
September 2012
India

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India enacted the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, a tribal friendly legislation to address the historical injustice and critical issues, pertaining to the forest rights deprivation of the Forest Dwellers. To facilitate its implementation, FRA Rules, 2008 was framed and then made amendment to the Rules in 2012. However, several constraining factors and issues came to the notice in the implementation process of the Act in letter and spirit.

Legislation
November 1962
India

An Act to deal with the settlement of Government Land in the State of Odisha. It is enacted as a general legislation formulating a set of uniform principles regarding lease of Government waste lands with the primary objective of governing the settlement of waste lands in a planned manner uniformly throughout the State.

Regulations
December 1956
India

The Governor of Orissa in exercise of the powers conferred under sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 5 of the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of India has promulgated this regulation to Control and Check Transfers of Immovable Property in the Scheduled Areas of the State of Odisha by Scheduled Tribes (ST). Any transfer of immovable property by a member of a ST to non-STs, except by way of mortgage in any public financial institution for securing a loan granted by such institution for any agricultural purpose, shall be absolutely null and void.

Legislation
February 1952
India

An Act to provide for the abolition of all the rights, title and interest in land of intermediaries by whatever name known, including the mortgagees and lessees of such interest, between the raiyat and the State of Odisha, for vesting in the said State of the said right, title and interest and to make provision for other matter connected therewith.

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