The Revenue Department is a Department which looks after the administration of land and land records in the state. In 2006 Relief and Rehabilitation has been merged with Revenue Department. Similarly, on the 2nd of March, Disaster Management was also merged with Revenue Department and was renamed as Revenue and Disaster Management Department vide Notification No. RDG4/2003/55 dated 02.03.2006

Under the VIth Schedule of the Constitution, overall management of land rests in the Autonomous District Councils but powers of the state Government. Under the Constitution also exist side by side. However, statutory responsibilities still remain with the Government in the Revenue and Disaster Management Department.

The Land Acquisition Act of 1894 has undergone major restructuring in 1984 and consequently Rules have been suitably modified in consultation with the Deputy Commissioners. The Act amended in 1984 has prescribed a time limit for the completion of Land Acquisition proceedings, which minimized the delay in such proceedings, although it also depends upon the availability of funds with the requiring Departments. Proposals for Land Acquisition by Central Government Departments, Corporation and other organizations are referred to the Land Acquisition Advisory Board which reexamines...more

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