Can blockchain solve land record problems?4 min read 11 Apr 2018, 11:11 PM IST
While blockchain could ensure the integrity and indisputability of future changes, it cannot resolve the differences that exist today
It has been more than a decade since the ambitious project to digitize land records across the country, called Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme or DILRMP, was launched. The project aimed to bring India’s land records to the level seen in countries like the UK, where information about the land, its ownership, and usage is kept in easy-to-access central repositories with real-time updates. However, a recent assessment of the project’s impact in three states suggests that we will not be getting there anytime soon (goo.gl/tbz1EX).
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