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India Land and Development Conference ( ILDC 2018 )

Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi Dates: 19-21 Feb, 2018

Organizing committee of ILDC is very happy to announce 2nd India Land and Development Conference to continue inclusive and interdisciplinary conversations among stakeholders around land governance in India.

Following up the success of the 1st India Land and Development Conference, this second Annual Conference aims to further this Land-platform to connect local and global issues and discourses and focus conversations on how technology, decentralization, innovation and capacity contribute to improve land governance in India. Over three days, this one of its kind national event on land will catalyse connections among stakeholders, discourses and ideas and promote sharing of good practices, experiences, evidences, issues and challenges. With participants converging from different geographies, sectors and land-disciplines, ILDC2018 will provide a fertile ground to stimulate dialogues, partnerships and networks around land and development in India.

ILDC2018, invites proposal for papers, posters, displays and sessions from practitioners, researchers, entrepreneurs, CSOs, private sectors from India and abroad, on research, experiences, opinions, innovations, technologies related to land governance in India. Organizing committee members welcome enquiries on collaboration and partnerships for sponsorships and events.

Important Dates

Particulars  Date
Announcements and call for abstracts 20th Sep, 2017
Submission of proposal for events, sponsorship,
displays, partnerships and sessions
Till 30th Nov 2017
Decisions on proposal 15th Dec. 2017
Submission of abstract for paper and posters 1st Oct. 2017 - 30th Nov 2017
Notification of accepted abstracts 20th Dec. 2017
Full paper submission  15th Jan. 2018
Early Bird Registration 15th Jan. 2018   
Extended till 10th Feb 2018
Conference Dates  19, 20, 21 February, 2018



1st ILDC2017 was a successful event, seeing active participation of 150 individuals and institutions from 15 states in India, and from Netherlands, Germany and France. The vibrant panels at the Conference involved representatives from Government of India, State Governments, International Institutions, UN agencies, bilateral donors, people’s representatives, media, academia, NGOs, researchers, consultants, practitioners. The two-day event witnessed inclusive conversations and sharing of experience, knowledge and practices over eight thematic sessions, two panel discussions and a special session, apart from two interesting plenaries. More than 40 papers were presented in the conference orally and as posters. The presentations and deliberation were very well received and appreciated by the attendees. They are available at land portal and NRMC website and session wise video clips of presentations at YouTube

For more updates & details on Sessions, Submission of Abstract/Paper s Conference brochure, organising committee, program, registration page and other links etc. please keep visiting the India Land and Development Conference webpage at

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Contact Details:

Secretariat ILDC
Centre for Land Governance
NR Management Consultants India Pvt. Ltd.
767, K-8, Kalinga Nagar, Ghatikia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Tel: +91-674-2386114,
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