The Ministry of Rural Development is implementing a central sector plan scheme namely National Land Records Modernisation Programme (NLRMP) with the objective to modernize the land records system in the country and to build-up an integrated land information management system with up-to-date and real time land record. The utilization of this computerized Land Record database for purposes of Agriculture Census was experimented in the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Maharashtra & Telangana for Agriculture Census 2015-16.

In the forthcoming Agriculture Census 2020-21, it is proposed to utilize computerized land record database of all the States where land records have been completely computerized. .