How to Apply SWAMITVA Scheme 2020 – Property Card Scheme, Eligibility, Details

Swamitva Yojana

The SVAMITVA scheme was launched by the Prime Minister of India on 24 April 2020 under the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. This scheme is also called property card scheme. The scheme aims to provide a “record of rights” to the people of the country residing in the village areas. Under the scheme, the property of the village house owner will be mapped using drone technology. The Survey of India will serve as the implementation partner of the scheme. Survey of the country will be done in a phased manner. Recently, physical distribution of property cards has been done by the Prime Minister.

We are all aware that our government is doing it to improve the lives of the people of the country. This time, they have come up with a new scheme called SVAMITVA scheme. This scheme will prove to be a game-changer for the people living in rural areas of the country. The official website for this scheme is “”. We will try to provide you every detail of the plan. Readers are requested to read the article till the last to know the benefits of SVAMITVA scheme and how to apply for this scheme.

SVAMITVA Scheme Overview

Scheme Name SVAMITVA Scheme
Launched by Ministry of Panchayat Raj
Launch Year 2020
Objective Record of Rights
Beneficiary Rural Area People
Current Status Active
Official Website

Objective of SVAMITVA scheme

The scheme is a multi-purpose scheme of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj which is working under the central government schemes. Some of the most important objectives of the plan are listed here, readers should go through them carefully.

  •     To create an accurate mapping of the land.
  •     Preparation of GIS maps of the area.
  •     Providing legal land records to owners.
  •     The scheme will help in levying property tax.
  •     Providing greater financial stability for rural India.
  •     Helping to reduce land conflicts.
  •     This scheme will provide better quality gram panchayat development schemes.

Benefits of SVAMITVA Scheme

  •     This scheme will prove to be a major history changer for the people of the villages.
  •     This scheme will help in providing financial stability to the villagers.
  •     Now every landlord will have legal land records available.
  •     Landlords can avail loans on property card scheme.
  •     Accurate mapping of the land will enable the owner to set a price for the property.
  •     Improved village planning using GIS maps.
  •     Survey of villages and mapping with improvement technology in rural areas.

Plan coverage

Land mapping will be done in a phased manner. The entire work is likely to spread over a period of four years. The pilot phase of the scheme has started by covering more than six states of the country. According to the PMO, 763 villages in six states are beneficiaries of the scheme, including 346 in Uttar Pradesh, 221 in Haryana, 100 in Maharashtra, 50 in Uttarakhand, 44 in Madhya Pradesh and two in Karnataka. Nearly one lakh villages in UP, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Karnataka and some border villages of Punjab and Rajasthan will be covered in the pilot phase (2020-21).

How to apply in property card scheme

To apply for SVAMITVA scheme and to take advantage of the scheme, villagers have to download their property cards via SMS on their mobile phones.

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