Digitization of land records
The government of Jammu and Kashmir has been trying to make the Revenue Department a public responsive wing and in a recent meeting the Advisor in charge has asked them to move fast on the digitization of land records.
He was informed that digitization of land records for Srinagar and Jammu is in its final stage and slated to be completed in February. It was also said that the work on updation of Jamabandi in remaining districts is going to be completed in this month followed by digitization of the same immediately in a decentralized manner.
The settlement and digital survey of all 6850 revenue villages, it was said that the draft survey manual has been prepared and the project management module is also under process. They also revealed that use of CORS and Drone/DGPS technology would be used for digital survey of these villages.
The meeting also dealt in detail with the proposed roadmap for online services to get revenue extracts besides integration of mutation and registration system for real-time updation of revenue records without any extra encumbrance.
About 127 slots a week in favor of each Sub-Registrar the process of registration of properties has become quick and easy. It was informed that around 60% increase in registration of properties through these offices has been made this year as compared to previous year. The registrations in 2021 were calculated at 65626 in contrast to only 39039 registrations made in 2020.