By Accommodation Times Bureau
The state government has implemented online property registration system in 79 offices of 13 districts, few months after the Chief Minister, Capt Amarinder Singh launched this pilot project in November last.
A spokesperson of the Revenue Department said 52,859 documents had been registered online till the last week of May through the NGDRS online property registration system. This was a clear indication of the people’s faith in the people’s Chief Minister promise to provide hassle-free services to them. The cloud-based National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) rolled out by the State Revenue Department has been accepted by the people who have registered more than 52,000 documents online in a short span of time.
The online property registration facility has been created in the NGDRS portal, which is running successfully in the districts of SAS Nagar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Rupnagar, Faridkot, Pathankot, Kapurthala, Bathinda, Fazilka, Patiala, SBS Nagar, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Ferozepur and Mansa. It is also available at Tehsil level in Moga and sub-tehsil level at Adampur in Jalandhar.
Mohali leads the districts, with 17497 online registries.
The switch-over from manual to online property registration has been smooth. The Consumer confidence has increased and the project is making a clear headway. Soon, it will be initiated in the remaining districts of the State.
Pertinently, the Online Property Registration System is very simple and citizen-friendly, which provides an online interface to the citizens to enter data related to Registration and uploading of property documents 24X7, enables automatic calculation of Stamp Duty, Registration fees and other fees based on Collector Rates. The citizens receive SMS alerts at Data Submission, Appointment and Completion of Registration, eliminating the scope of the fraud. Further, the online appointment system gives flexibility to the citizens to choose their date of appointment for the registration.