#Charcha2020: Empowering Citizens Through Secure Land, Property

The/Nudge Foundation is hosting ‘#charcha2020’ to address the toughest challenges in a post-COVID world.

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The /Nudge Foundation is hosting ‘#charcha2020’- a platform to bring together thinkers, researchers, practitioners to address the challenges in a post-COVID world.

The/Nudge Foundation is hosting Charcha 2020 which is a platform to bring together thinkers, researchers, practitioners, enablers, policymakers, communicators, philanthropists and community leaders to address the toughest challenges in a post-COVID world.

Hosted by Omidyar Network India, sessions lined up under ‘Land and Property Inclusivity’ from 14 to 16 May will hold talks on the inclusive empowerment of citizens through secure land, property and safe housing.

A session on ‘Empowering Dalits through land’ is scheduled on Saturday,16 May, from 11:30 am- 12 pm.

The speakers in the ‘Land and Property Inclusivity’ panel include Padma Shri Awardee Dr Bina Agarwal, University of Manchester; Chockalingam, commissioner, survey and settlement in Maharashtra government; Dr Shekhar Shah, national council of applied economic research (NCAER).

The discussions in this panel will further highlight several issues of this sector. They include panels on: the potential of geospatial mapping tools to secure property rights, how land administration can enable rural recovery, ground stories of the complex systemic challenges faced by women, and the effect of land conflict on development in the North-East.

In the session ‘#Tech4Land’ conducted on Thursday, 14 May, Amarsh Chaturvedi of Transerve Technologies, briefed on the importance of having ‘Ground Truthing’ data to build hyperlocal databases for planning and implementation.

You can view the full schedule and register for the event here.

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