Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4(1) (b) (i)]
Aims and Objectives of the Organization:
Revenue administration is closely associated with the all round development of the State and the prosperity of its people. Land is an important source of livelihood of people and their shelter. Revenue administration touches individuals and is concerned with their problems. The activities of the Revenue Department are not merely confined to solving people's problems relating to land; these also include providing land to the landless and protecting the Government land. This Department shoulders the responsibility of providing immediate relief to the people affected by natural calamities such as floods, droughts, cyclones, hailstorms, earthquakes, fire accidents, etc. It also takes initiatives for rehabilitation and restoration work.
In the matter of transfer of property, particularly the transfer of immovable: property, the Registration Offices play a key role in serving people and contributing to the resources of the State by collecting Registration Fee and Stamp Duty.
Computerisation of Revenue offices, updation of land records and their conversion, digitization of cadastral maps, inter-connectivity among revenue offices, undertaking survey operations using modern technologies, distribution of Government wasteland for agriculture/ homestead purposes, distribution of
ceiling surplus land, prohibition of tribal land alienation, regularisation of pre-1980 forest villages and encroached human habitations in forest areas, preparation and distribution of Land Pass Books and formulation of comprehensive rehabilitation and resettlement policy for displaced persons are a few noteworthy activities of this Department. Appropriate steps are being taken to make Revenue Administration more effective and responsive to the public.
Revenue & Disater Management DepartmentGovernment of Odisha,State SecretariatBhubaneswarPIN-751001
10.00 AM to 5.00 PM on working days.
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