Sarma launched Baundhara 2.0 in Guwahati. Apart from the official launch of the service under Mission Basundhara 2.0, the Chief Minister also inaugurated the National General Document Registration System (NGDRS) and e-stamping facilities in the State.
Sarma said there was no need for quick decisions in ‘doubtful cases’ on any land claims. “Whenever there is any doubt, the District Officer will conduct an inquiry. There should be no haste in solving doubtful cases. These can be solved later also on the basis of NRC and other documents. Char areas (river areas) are not will cover Mission Basundhara 2.0 due to environmental reasons. There is an argument that people can be given relief on the dam of Brahmaputra and such rivers. We are now refraining from it. There will be no removal or any solution to the current crisis,” Sarma said. added.
He added, “Indigenous people will have land rights, and they must live on the land for three generations. The new operation will not encourage those who violate it, anyone who encourages them will be dealt with the same law.”
He said that the Assamese youth who are engaged in tea cultivation can take 30 pieces of land while the tribals can take at least 50 pieces. The government can get Rs 1500 per year from land revenue.
Under Mission Basundhara 2.0, a total of eight services will be provided to the public in digital format. The new services under Mission Basundhara 2.0 are the establishment of government lines and additional land on the roof, granting of ownership rights to residential tenants, establishment of annual grazing land, establishment of village pastures and professional grazing reserves, establishment of private indigenous farmers’ land, settlement of hereditary land in tribal communities, integrated land transfer service and payment of land revenue online. Meanwhile, NGDRS would be initially implemented in Kamrup and Darrang districts.
Sarma described the inauguration of Mission Basundhara 2.0 as historic for the people of the State. Through Mission Basundhara – 1, the general public issues of settlement in the offices of the district officials were sought to be resolved, he said. He added that Mission Basundhara – 1 has the potential to provide relief and benefits to more than 6 million people. 8 lakh applications have been received during Mission Basundhara-1, the minister added. He also described Mission Basundhara – 1 as one of the great success stories of public service delivery in the State.
Massive appreciation for Mission Basundhara – 1 encouraged the government to opt for Mission Basundhara 2.0, the minister added. The minister said that the lack of documentation of the lands creates insecurity for the people settled on the land. In addition, such people are vulnerable and prone to exploitation by unscrupulous elements, he added. In addition, the lack of legal documentation on land ownership is the source of a large number of economic hardships in the communities of the vulnerable sections of the society, he said.
He expressed hope that Mission Basundhara 2.0 will be able to resolve the complex issues related to land ownership and ownership and will provide relief to many people living in the State. The Prime Minister also directed the relevant authorities to ensure that middle men are not able to be part of the implementation of Vision 2.0. He also directed the concerned authorities to ensure that there are no organized violators to take advantage of Mission Basundhara 2.0.