Omar for digitalization of land records

JAMMU – Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Thursday reviewed the status of settlement and computerization of land records at a high level meeting he chaired here.

The Chief Minister while underscoring the importance of computerization of land records said that this stupendous task will help to ensure proper maintenance and preservation of land records in a digitalization mode. He said it will also make the access to land records easy for the people besides removing red-tap.

The Chief Minister directed the concerned agency to accelerate the pace of settlement process and said that every care should be made while preparing the land records.

It was stated that settlement operations are presently going on in 4525 villages of 40 Tehsils in the State. Out of these measurement of 2416 villages have been completed besides preparation of Record of Rights (ROR) deposited in respect of 1836 villages.

The meeting was told that the software engineer of the settlement organization has created latest software for the measurement of land and settlement operations which is first of its kind and serving as a most important tool to shorten the process of land measuring and record building.

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