Punjab

Online property registration gains ground in Punjab

March 22, 2018 03:21 PM

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The new state-of-the-art cloud-based National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) rolled out by the State Revenue Department is fast gaining ground. As many as 16201 documents have been registered online since the launch of the pilot project in November, 2017.
Reviewing the progress of the project, Mrs. Vini Mahajan, Financial Commissioner Revenue informed that the Government wishes to provide a fully transparent, hassle free property registration mechanism. In line with it, the online property registration facility has been created in the NGDRS portal. It is running successfully in eight districts namely SAS Nagar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Rupnagar, Kapurthala, Faridkot, Pathankot, Patiala and Bathinda alongwith at tehsil level in Moga and sub-tehsil level in Adampur, said she.
There have been 8279 online registries in Mohali with no manual registration what so ever, 1078 in Fatehgarh Sahib , 793 in Rupnagar , 1529 in Kapurthala, 1175 in Faridkot, 2242 in Moga, 830 in Adampur coupled with 55 in Bathinda and 19 in Patiala where in it was launched just 2 days ago, informed FCR. She said that 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 would be initiated in the remaining districts of the State.
The Online Property Registration System is very simple and citizen friendly. It 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 for fraud. Further, the online appointment system gives flexibility to the citizens to choose their date of appointment for the registration thereby making the process hassle free.

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