First survey of Waqf properties in the state of Karnataka was conducted during the year 1962-63. The Gazette notifications were published in the year 1964-65. As per section 4(6) of the Waqf Act 1995 subsequent survey was ordered on 18-08-1997 appointing the Secretary to the government II Revenue Department as Survey Commissioner of waqfs in the state.
In pursuance to the notification the survey was completed during 2019. Taluk wise notifications published in the state gazette are notified for the information of the general public in the official website of the Board.