Open Knowledge

Land Ownership 15% open


What data is expected?

Cadaster showing land ownership data on a map and include all metadata on the land. Cadaster data submmitted in this category must include the following charateristics:

  • Land boarders
  • Land owners name
  • Land size
  • national level
  • updated yearly

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? No(as Land Ownership - The National Land Records Modernization Programme (NLRMP) was launched by Government of India in August 2008, aimed to modernize management of land records, land ownership etc through the States which have jurisdiction over landownership. published by Various State Governments' Revenue or Land Resources Departments)
  •   Is data in digital form? No
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Land registration is a State Subject according to Constitution of India. However, under e-Governance initiative, the Central government has put in lot of resources to ensure that all land records are computerized at state level, which are in advanced stages of implementation. Links to the landrecords system/websites of the states in India are as under: Goa: Odisha : Uttrakhand : Uttar Pradesh : Madhya Pradesh : Gujarat : Rajasthan : Tamil Nadu : Karnataka :

Reviewer comments

We have been unable to find references related to the geometry of the land parcels. Each state offers a search service with the result in the shape of a form, without any geodata. Thus, the data submitted does not comply with the requirements of the 2015 index.



  • Codrina Maria Ilie


  • Akhilesh Srivastava