Pawan Kotwal inaugurates NGDRS workshop

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JAMMU, Feb 24 : Inspector General Registration, Financial Commissioner Revenue, Dr Pawan Kotwal on Monday inaugurated workshop cum training programme on National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The workshop was organized by Department of Registration JK in collaboration with National Informatics Centre (NIC) JK and Scientist from NIC SDU Pune.
The NGDRS is a system for land record maintenance and registration developed by the department of land resources of Government of India and National Informatics Centre (NIC) which provides infrastructure to help support delivery of Government. The IT services and delivery of some of the initiatives of Digital India, the system will enable to maintain a uniform land record registration system.
While speaking at the inaugural session, Dr Kotwal said that they are entering in a new era of technology and it is a big challenge for the department but expressed the hope that the department will successfully achieve it in an efficient and transparent manner.
He said that once the system is implemented, the property buyers will not have to visit the registration office again and again to get their property registered and the general masses get eased and benefitted.
He further said that the entire process, right from applying for registry to paying stamp duty and court fee will be made online. People will get an appointment date on which they will have to appear at the registrar’s office, only for the final signing of documents and registration.
By NGDRS system it would be able to help property buyers know the circle rate for land across JK and will also help them understand type of land and such land which cannot be sold like government land, tribal land, mortgaged land and others, he added.
Dr Kotwal said that any person can assess the website where stamp and duty rates are notified and should be available to know about the land rates and types. This will make easier for the investors also to know where they can easily get land.
Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev verma also spoke on the occasion and said that it is an opportunity for the participants to utilize the services of. He asked the participants to take workshop to learn, update and familiarize your selves in the field
Additional Commissioner Revenue, Nazir Ahmad Baba; Registrars from Kathua, Udhampur, Samba, Doda, Ramban, Poonch, Rajouri; Sub Registrars from R S Pura, Jammu Khas, Jammu South, Jammu North, Marh, Akhnoor, Khour, Chowki Choura, Samba, Hiranagar, Bani, Basohli, Billawar ; Regional Director S&LR Jammu, Principal RTI Jammu; Scientists from NIC SDU Pune and NIC J&K besides various senior officials of the department attended the workshop.

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