Land Management

Speakers and Presentations


Vijay Madan, IAS

Department of Land Resources


David Hickman

Head Of International Business Development, Government
Thomson Reuters
Presentation on:Enterprise Platforms for Government Land Administration


Hukum Singh Meena

Joint Secretary
Department of Land Resources
Presentation on:Integration of RoR with the cadastral maps and Registration Process


Sanjeev Trehan

Regional Manager Geospatial - SAARC
Presentation on:Trimble Land Solutions - Transforming the way land tenure is secured and land assets are managed.


Manish Bhatt

Orange County
Presentation on:Using Geospatial Technologies to manage a $150 billion Property tax-base


Jayaram Ramesh



Nivedita Haran

Former Additional Chief Secretary Kerala
Presentation on:Protection of Public Lands and River Banks


Rita Sinha

Former Secretary
Department of Land Resources


Rakesh Prasad

Technology Architect
Aadhaar Authentication & Applications Division
Unique Identification Authority of India
Presentation on:Aadhaar Authentication & Seeding Process


Maj Gen (Retd) R C Padhi

Principal Consultant – Geospatial Solutions, SECON
Presentation on:Survey/Resurvey of Maheshpura Village, Rajasthan


Col Hari Prasad

Vice President - Geo Surveys
IIC Technologies
Presentation on:DI-LRMP Projects : Challenges and Issues


Himanshu Dalwadi, Nodal Officer, NLRMP



Manoj Misra

Geospatial Technology Evangelist
Presentation on:Comparing application of LIS as a market driver in developed vs developing countries


Bharti Sinha

Secretariat Director
Association of Geospatial Industries
Presentation on:Digital Land Records and Value to the Economy


Megha Datta

Industry Manager – NGIOs
Geospatial Media and Communications
Presentation on:Land Administration for Economy and Society

The one-day programme on Transforming Land Records Management with Technology will aim to connect stakeholders of land administration in the country with technology providers and researchers in order to enhance citizen-centric services and build a strong, resilient land records system.

Target Audience

  • Senior officials from all State land revenue, settlement, survey agencies
  • Technology and service providers for cadastral mapping, GIS and land related services
  • NGOs, Research and academic institutions committed to issues of land administration

Programme Objectives

  • Highlight role of ICT and geospatial technologies for achieving DI-LRMP objectives
  • Help connect DI-LRMP programme objectives with initiatives including Make in India and Digital India
  • Identify avenues of improvement for digitally enhancing land administration
  • Identify solutions for digitalization of land records and connecting them to registration with modern ICT and g-tech
  • Bring out the strength of Indian geospatial technology providers in achieving these results
  • Enable state governments in applying modern ICT and g-tech to improve services to citizens


0900-1100 hrs: Session 1: Orientation to DI-LRMP – Implications and Expectations

This session will provide an overview of the new strategies and agenda detailing the fundamentals on which the DI-LRMP is based, including single agency handling property records, mirroring principle, curtain principle and guaranteed titling. It would also call for presentation by the private sector on secure, sustainable and scalable technology adoption for achieving these goals. The discussions will involve the implications of these fundamentals on the work in progress and new approaches and procedures to be adopted.

1100-1330 hrs: Networking tea/coffee break and visit to exhibition followed by lunch
1330-1530 hrs: Session 2: Essentials for transformation

This session invites talks from senior land and revenue offices from Indian States and the private industry on the prerequisites for adopting new strategies to achieve conclusive titling as the end goal, including technological support needed for a) accurate description of property, b) assigning unique identification of property, c) clarity on re-boundaries of property, d) integration of transfer of property & record updation and e) alignment of record with reality

1530-1600 hrs: Tea / coffee break
1600-1800 hrs: Session 3: Applying Land Information Systems

Integrated land information systems when applied as a strategic decision making tool can yield a variety of benefits for verticals such as banking and insurance, agriculture, utilities and infrastructure development, disaster management etc. It can also serve as a potent tool for governance in general and can be further provided as a base for applications development to start-ups and SMEs, which is already a common practice in several countries in Europe. This session will involve presentations by stakeholders on their vision or use of LIS for sectoral application and the potential states can reach by ensuring achievement of DI-LRMP agenda