The study examined the status of women’s land rights in India, using Agricultural Census data, with state-wise and district-wise granularity and presents tables and maps depicting women’s land rights against indicators, further segregated across ethnicity and socio-economic categories. It also reiterates necessity to establish a robust and participatory monitoring mechanism for the status and change of women’s land rights at state, district and tehsil levels. This study was conducted by Center for Land Governance, NRMC with support from the World Bank.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2016India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMay, 2016India
This Policy breif, prepared by Center for Land Governance, NRMC, Bhubaneswar with support of The World Bank, New Delhi provides breif information on legal framework and changes, institutional processes, measuring and monitoring changes, compares operational holding with ownership and plot level data around women's land rights in India. It also proposes policy recommendations on measuring and monitoring women’s land rights.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 1952India
An Act to provide for the abolition of all the rights, title and interest in land of intermediaries by whatever name known, including the mortgagees and lessees of such interest, between the raiyat and the State of Odisha, for vesting in the said State of the said right, title and interest and to make provision for other matter connected therewith.
Library ResourceLegislationNovember, 1962India
An Act to deal with the settlement of Government Land in the State of Odisha. It is enacted as a general legislation formulating a set of uniform principles regarding lease of Government waste lands with the primary objective of governing the settlement of waste lands in a planned manner uniformly throughout the State.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2005India
This Hindu Succession Act Amendment made in 2005 was to grant, among others, rights to women to inherit agricultural land of the parents and husband. Under this amendment the daughters, including married daughters, are coparceners in joint family property, with the same birth right as sons, to share, claim partition, and (by presumption) to become karta (managers), while also sharing the liabilities. This would be applicable for Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains religious communities of India.
Library ResourceLegislationJune, 1956India
A legislation to amend and codify the law relating to intestate succession among Hindus. It deal with issues related to coparcenary property, interest in the property of a tarwad, tavazhi, kutumba, kavaru or illom, rules of succession in the case of males, succession among heirs, distribution of property among heirs in class I of the Schedule.
Library ResourceLegislationSeptember, 2012India
An Act to deal with undertaking survey and settlement operations in the State by adopting modern technology to minimize the time span without compromising the quality, transparency and grievance redressal and related matters.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2016India
This book made an attempt to bring together various legislative protections available to the tribals communities pertaining to the land and governance in the scheduled areas and the role of different institutions to achieve the goals enshrined in the Constitution. It examined the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution and its various provisions and special arrangements made for areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribes and the law relating to local self governance in these areas, primarily through village panchayat-an institution of local self governance.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2017India
This study on farmers’ suicides is done by Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS) through its local partner the Baitarani Initiative. This study was attempted to understand if farmers’ suicides were just a desperate reaction to events like droughts and crop loss or there were more fundamental roots.
This study explores whether it is a failure of the state in providing relief to the farmers or its policies which have driven them to such a desperate situation in a slow and steady manner.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Global
This report prepared by FAO explores the challenges and opportunities represented by the complex interrelationship between forests, agriculture and sustainable development. It demonstrates that the sustainable management of both forests and agriculture, and their integration in land-use plans, is essential for achieving the SDGs, ensuring food security and tackling climate change.
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