Schemes & Services
Department has very close interaction with the general
public. Every individual has to approach Revenue offices
frequently for various requirements. The functions of
this Department include
of various certificates for general public purpose e.g.
Caste certificate, Community certificate, Possession certificate,
of Basic tax, Plantation Tax, Building Tax and affecting
and updation of land records
of Elections including revision of electoral rolls and issuance
of photo-identity cards for the purpose of voting
of Government lands to various categories of institutions
/ organizations / individuals
of land for public purposes.
of government lands and trees
of calamity relief operations and disbursement of funds
to eligible persons.
of Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund to the needy.
of arms licence, explosive licence, etc.
of MPLADS and various other developmental schemes
of public grievances
of various pension schemes e.g. freedom fighter’s pension
of various housing schemes e.g. R.H.S., I.M.G.H., L.I.G.H.,
and control of natural resources, regulation of sand mining,
granite mining etc.
of census operations
of Government lands between departments
Achievements and Success Stories
of the Department
Relief Cells are functioning at State, District and Taluk
levels for effective communication and expeditious action
in the event of disaster. An amount of Rs.47.09 crores has
already been disbursed for relief works in this financial
cards have been issued to most of the eligible voters.
of Revenue Department under 100% and 50% Central Sponsored
Schemes is in progress. Rs.900 lakhs under 50%C.S.S. have
been provided for this purpose in the budget this year.
Four districts namely Trivandrum, Kottayam, Ernakulam and
Kozhikode have been selected as pilot districts for ‘Total
of Government polytechnic has been taken up in Bhuj district
of Gujarat at a cost of Rs.10 crores from Chief Minister’s
Gujarat Earthquake Relief Fund.
amendments are being made in the Kerala Land Reforms Act
to exempt cashew and vanilla plantations from the ceiling
provisions with prospective effect.
Agricultural Debtors (Temporary Relief) Act, 2001 has been
enacted to provide necessary help to agricultural farmers
of the State.
Protection of Riverbanks and Regulation of Sand Removal
Act, 2001 was enacted to protect riverbanks and check indiscriminate
and uncontrolled sand mining.