Bhubaneswar: In yet another achievement, Odisha has emerged as the top performer in Accessibility Index for land records for the year 2020-21. The state has also ranked three in Land Record and Services Index.
As per the report published by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), a New Delhi based think tank on Economics, Odisha has secured 86.54 marks out of 100 designated in Accessibility Index for various components like ease of access, comprehensive information, design and navigation and help in all websites of Revenue and Disaster Management Department.
Land record websites of 31 states and Union Territories (UTs) were taken into consideration by NCAER for evaluation of accessibility. Odisha emerged as the top performer followed by West Bengal and Karnataka.
Similarly, the state has also secured rank 3 in Land Record and Services Index by scoring 77.2 out of 100. Madhya Pradesh, the top performer in this category, is only three points ahead of Odisha, which has improved 14.4% since last year in the particular Index, the report said.
In the Land Record and Services index, Odisha is the top performer in Extent of Digitised Textual Records and in Extent of Digitisation of spatial Records as the state has digitised 100% of its records in both textual and spatial records.
It is pertinent to mention here that out of four sensitivity analysis conducted by NCAER for N-LRSI, Odisha has been placed as the second best performer in three sensitivity analysis.