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Assam Cabinet: Mission Basundhara 2.0 Launched During Assam Cabinet Meeting

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On Saturday, Mission Basundhara 2.0 was launched during the Assam Cabinet meeting.

The Assam Cabinet also made several important decisions concerning the welfare of OBC communities, the promotion of wood-based industries, and so on.

Mission Basundhara 2.0

  • Settlement of Annual Patta (AP) lands that have already been transferred from the original AP Holder to eligible occupant by granting Periodic Patta (PP) as per the Land Policy, 2019 with a view to confer permanent, heritable and transferable rights to the PP Holder.
  • Settlement of Village Grazing Reserve (VGR) and Professional Grazing Reserve (PGR) land upto 1 Bigha of homestead land to selected categories of eligible occupants as PP land (after de-reservation of VGR/PGR and reservation of equivalent quantum of land as VGR/PGR)
  • Grant of ownership rights to occupancy tenants (Rayats) as per the Assam (Temporarily Settles Areas) Tenancy Act, 1971
  • Settlement of Government ‘khas’ land and ‘ceiling surplus’ land to eligible persons as per Land Policy, 2019

Mission Basundhara online Portal: Click Here

  • Conferring permanent, heritable and transferable rights to tribal people through the settlement of their hereditary land upto 50 bighas in relaxation of Land Policy, 2019
  • Settlement of land for special cultivation (tea, coffee, rubber etc.) to indigenous growers as per Land Policy, 2019
  • The rollout of e – Khazana for online payment of land revenue, local tax, other fees
  • The rollout of Auto – mutation throughout Assam for Composite Land Transfer

Mission Basundhara 2.0

Amending Land Policy to boost Mission Basundhara:

  • Amendment to Land Policy, 2019 for insertion of definitions of indigenous persons, generation, hereditary land, provisions for settlement of hereditary land of tribal communities, settlement of VGR and PGR land to eligible occupiers as a one-time measure under Mission Basundhara 2.0 with effect till December 31, 2023 and restructuring Sub Divisional Land Advisory Committee
  • Rationalisation of premium rates for settlement of land in Guwahati city, municipal and revenue towns and rural areas for both homestead and ordinary cultivation purposes as a one-time measure
  • Aadhaar authentication for land related services
  • Circle Officers to be relieved from miscellaneous duties except statutory duties, law and order, elections, disaster management, census etc. to ensure quality and time-bound delivery of Mission services
  • Approximately 7328.19 cr approved for implementation of Mission
  • The 10 services of the first phase of Mission Basundhara will be continued via Assam Right to Public Services portal


Important Link of Mission Basundhara Assam

Mission Basundhara online Portal Click Here
Mutation by right of inheritance Apply Now
Mutation after deed registration Apply Now
Partition for undisputed cases Apply Now
Reclassification of agricultural land to non agricultural land less than 1 bigha Apply Now

How To Apply for Online Service at Mission Basundhara Portal?


Applicant must apply online if he or she wishes to obtain any land-related service through the mission basundhara online portal under the Department of Revenue and Disaster Management. They can submit their applications online by following the steps outlined below.

  • Click on mission basundhara online portal link.
  • A portal will load, Login using your required information.
  • Select your service and fill up the online form.
  • Upload scan copy of necessary documents.
  • Take a print out of the filled up form, and keep for future reference.

Benefitting Moran and Matak communities

  • Separate enlistment accorded to Moran (SI No. 14) and Matak (SI No. 33) communities in OBC list of Assam
  • Presently, Moran and Matak communities are listed together at SI No. 14

‘Limbu’: Change of nomenclature

  •  Nomenclature of “Lihu” changed to “Limbu” in OBC list of Assam as well as Central list
  • It was done keeping in view that although Lihu community is included as a sub-caste of Nepali community in OBC list of Assam, there is no “Lihu” sub-caste under Nepali community

‘Bhujel’ a sub-caste of Nepali Community

  • “Bhujel’ to be recognised as a sub-caste of Nepali community in OBC list of Assam
  • This will ensure socio-economic development of Bhujel sub-caste, which shares the same status as that of Rai, Limbu, Magar, Thapa and Gurung sub-castes of Nepali community


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