Omidyar Network partnered with Tata Trusts to map the Odisha slum’s informal settlements and to identify 100,0000 households eligible to benefit from the recent Odisha Land Rights to Slum Dwellers Act, which aims to identify, map, and issue titles for parcels of land currently occupied by slum households. The urban slum titling project utilizes specialized resources in drone technology, geospatial mapping and machine learning.
Odisha is the second largest slum in India and the partnership provided households with property titles, otherwise known as “patta”. With patta, individuals can have access to secure benefits like education and bank accounts.
Learn more about why we partnered with Tata Trusts on this project.