• Additional Secretary Md. Abdul Aziz, ndc NDC




Land Record System in Bangladesh forms an integral part of Land Administration encompassing preparation of record of rights through surveying and mapping of land plots, registration of deeds during transfer of land and updating ownership record. These are functions performed by agencies under three different ministries making operations compartmentalized and complicated. Despite a long history of land survey dating back to the period of Sher Shah, a lack of public confidence in the system features prominently due to inconclusive land record failing to authenticate landholder’s rights. This has resulted in a major burden on the court system since majority of court cases involve land disputes. The author examines existing problems before coming up with recommendations suggesting a Coordinated Land Record System suitable to authenticate land ownership.


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How to Cite

Additional Secretary Md. Abdul Aziz, ndc. (2004). LAND RECORD SYSTEM IN BANGLADESH: AN ANALYSIS OF PROBLEMS AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS. NDC E-JOURNAL, 3(1), 79-93. Retrieved from