Port Blair, Nov. 19: The Government of India launched a Centre Sector Scheme known as Survey of Villages Abadi and Mapping with improvised Technology in Village Areas (SVAMITVA) to bring financial stability to the citizens in rural India by enabling them to use their property as a financial asset for taking loans and other financial benefits.

Accordingly, Property Cards were issued to the eligible persons. The Administration and Revenue Department encourages people to use Property Cards as it is much easier and digital to apply for loans and financial benefits of Government of India. The eligible person may access the property card through http://db.and.nic.in/propertycard.

The Revenue Department has convened a meeting with Lead Bank, SBI along with other scheduled banks and also encouraged them to use property cards as part of their documentary requirements for various public sector schemes to enhance the usage and popularity of Property Cards.