National Land Records Modernization Programme (NLRMP), being implemented in the State tat will help to provide the land owner detail regarding their land at a click of a button and save them from cumbersome process of procuring the same. Revenue Minister, Thakur Gulab Singh said it in the meeting of the senior officers of the Revenue Department held to review the progress in the computerization work of land records in the State.

Thakur Gulab Singh said that main aims of NLRMP was to usher in a system of updated land records, automated and automatic mutation, integration between textual and spatial records, inter-connectivity between revenue and registration. He said that settlement work would be carried out in the State by using the new technology to ensure time bound completion of the settlement work besides providing accurate land related record to the land users. He said that maintenance of proper land records was of utmost importance so that people know of their ownership and proprietary rights and that they get the desired information at the earliest.

Revenue Minister said that settlement of land in Sirmour, Hamirpur and Mandi districts was being undertaken with modernized techniques of land record and measurement. He said that settlement work by using the new technique under NLRMP has been completed in 15 villages of Pachhad sub division of Sirmour district. He said that this project was being implemented in 15 mohals each in Sujanpur tehsil of Hamirpur district and Jogindernagar tehsil of Mandi district. He said that in order to facilitate smooth execution of the settlement work Settlement Naib Tehsildar Circles have been created at Jogindernagar and Sujanpur. He said that settlement work would be completed by 31st March, 2012 in Kangra and Shimla district. He said that new settlement works would be carried out in the State by using the modern technology in order to ensure accuracy and time-bound completion.

Thakur Gulab Singh said that computerization of land revenue record would facilitate its replication elsewhere in the State without any inconvenience. He said that this would also include land reforms detail, assignment of unique code to each individual appearing in any capacity in land records, facilitating them to know the extent of land possessed and facility of online mutation entry and generation of ‘Nakal’ and ‘Jamabandi’ of land. Deepak Sanan, Principal Secretary, Revenue, Rattan Singh, Director Land Records, Vikas Labroo, Settlement Officer, Kangra, D.R.Verma, Settlement Officer, Shimla and other senior officers of the Revenue Department attended the meeting.

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