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Jammu, oct 11:

Jammu & Kashmir state is currently in the process of digitising its entire land record right from the Lawrence Survey undertaken in 1885-87.

Hyderabad based National Remote Sensing Agency has been roped to provide satellite images of farm lands. And it is through this ground positioning and satellite images our agency will measure every farm land and prepare records.

This was disclosed during a meeting Financial Commissioner Revenue, Dr Pawan Kotwal convened to take stock of digitization of revenue records here today.

At the meeting Mr Kotwal said that in future they are connecting these records with registration and soon after some person purchases land and the same gets registered; the information will automatically go to concerned data centre and there the amendment will be done.

Dr Kotwal said that the Chief Secretary’s ambitious target to complete the digitization process by March 2019 will be ensured and till date more than 2.5 crore records have been digitized while the remaining of 6 crores will be completed with the stipulated time.

Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today visited the Central Record Room, GoleGujral, Jammu to review the implementation of Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP) in the State.

He was informed that, on trial basis, all the parameters involved in the process of the integration of the textual and spatial data of the four villages of Tehsil Jammu West have been done.

At the outset, Regional Director, S&LR, Jammu, Rifat Kohli briefed the Div Com about various activities of DILRMP project underway at Central Record Room (CRR), Jammu.

She informed that scanning of 83,76,221 documents of CRR and 12,457 Musavis of Jammu Division have been completed and 1213 Musavis of district Jammu have been digitized.

Further, she informed that 25,83,566 documents such as Mutation Registers, Jamabandis (PP), MisalHaqiyat (PP) Girdawari Register records of PatwarHalqa, Tehsil Record Rooms of District Jammu are being scanned. The Regional Director also highlighted that the scanning of record kept at CRR would likely to be completed by November this year.

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