remission and suspension of land revenue shall be governed by
the A.P. Land Revenue Remission and suspension Rules, 1968.
Remission of Land revenue
shall ordinarily be granted when the land is left waste or the
crop is lost for one or more of the following reasons:
Lack of water from Government source of irrigation.
Extensive damage to crop due to pests or pestilence.
iii) Submersion/inundation rendering cultivation of the land impossible;
for any other reason beyond the control of the ryot like
act of State or of God.
2. INELIGIBLE CASES:
No seasonal remission of
land revenue shall be granted in the following cases :
If leaving the land as waste and failure of crop are due
to ryot's neglect.
If inspite of adequate supply of water second Crop is not
raised in single crop wet land, due to ryot's neglect. (In these
cases, the remission granted if any, for first crop may be revoked
Mamul waste lands.
SCALES OF REMISSION:
of land Revenue shall be granted in respect of wet lands at the
following scales: (Rule 6).
crop yield per acre:
Scale of Remission
Kgs and below
400 Kgs. and below 600 Kgs
Kgs and above
IRRIGATED CROPS OTHER THAN PADDY:
and below of the normal yield.
Above 1/3rd and below 2/3rds of Half remission
2/3rds of the normal yield and above No remission
purposes of Rules 6 and 12, the District Collector shall in consultation
with the Director. Bureau of Economics and Statistics and also
in consultation with the Director of Agriculture, if necessary,
fix the normal yield of the different crops for each district
or part of the district, in terms of Kilograms per acre, and shall
notify the same in the District Gazette for information of the
4. PROCEDURE FOR CLAIMING REMISSION:
a) The ryot who desires to claim remission
shall submit a written application to the M.R.O/M.R.I, specifying
in it the fields for which remission of land revenue is sought.
b) Within 30 days of the application, the
M.R.I should inspect crop and submit his report to the M.R.O.
The M.R.O shall inspect a fair percentage of fields (not less
than 10% of the fields) in each village. The R.D.O shall also
inspect some fields in the Village and random cutting experiments
be arranged in any village where the area covered by remission
application exceeds 50 acres.