19 Sep ; The claims received under Forest Land Rights Act have been digitally surveyed and digital map has been prepared. Under the Land Rights Act, one lakh 25 thousand 395 claims have been accepted. Out of this, Land Right Certificates have been distributed to one lakh 3 thousand 28 claimants. By using latest technique of information technology, the forest department has tried to dispose of the claims within the time limit.
The digital map of the area of claims has been super imposed in high resolution satellite imagery. With this, it can be certified that the land given to a particular claimant is situated at which place. There is no chance of mistakes in this technology.
The Forest Department has given PDA Set to the Tribal Welfare Department for survey work. After surveying the plot of the claimants through P D A, the information is uploaded in the software developed by the forest department.
It may be mentioned here that the Government of India has lauded the software developed by the forest department. For this the state has received several prizes. The system of implementation of Forest Land Right Act is being adopted by other states.