Mission Basundhara 2.0 concludes; process for Basundhara 3.0 starts

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In a move to bring about revolutionary changes in land management and land revenue system, Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the Basundhara 3.0 will be started in full throttle in the state after the Lok Sabha elections. Moreover, he also announced that the government has decided to reserve the revenue villages with 100 per cent inhabitation of ST and SC communities.

Informing this at the closing ceremony of Mission Basundhara 2.0 at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra here today, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma said that Mission Basundhara 3.0 will be more comprehensive in terms of land management and ensuring reservation of the revenue villages with 100 per cent habitation of ST and SC communities.

It may be noted that launched on 8 May 2022, Mission Basundhara 1.0 delivered 10 land related services to the people and eight lakh land related cases have been disposed. On the other hand Mission Basundhara 2.0, launched on 14 November, 2022 could address the land rights of the people of the state.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma said ever since came to power the present government has been relentless to bring about revolutionary changes in land revenue and land right system along with making the land revenue services digital. He said that Mission Basundhara 2.0, was launched mainly to address the needs of the indigenous people and it ushered in a new ray of hope to the indigenous people. He said that under Mission Basundhara 2.0 with more than 13 lakh applications, the 84 per cent people who were given ‘Offer of Settlement’ belong to ST, SC, OBC and MOBC. Under Mission Basundhara 2.0, in Brahmaputra Valley more than 3 lakh bigha and in Barak Valley more than 1 thousand bigha land were settled.  

Dr. Sarma also said that under Mission Basundhara 3.0, some next generation reformation will be brought about in the state. He said as part of Mission Basundhara 2.0, for giving ‘Offer of Settlement’ or land rights, people living for the last three generations in the state were considered, as a result of which people belonging to tea and Adivasi community suffered. In Mission Basundhara 3.0, the ‘definition of three generation’ will be waived off for the tea and Adivasi community people. For the people of Gorkha community similar system like tea and Adivasi community will be applicable. Similarly, people belonging to ST and SC community will not have to submit certificate of three generation to get land rights. Moreover, some organizations, cooperative societies that have been occupying the land without proper rights, will also be given land rights under Mission Basundhara 3.0 with certain criteria. He also said that the people who are living at Sunsali areas of Guwahati and Tea Garden Grant areas of Dibrugarh will be given one time opportunity under Mission Basundhara 3.0 to apply for land pattas.

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