LAHORE, (Latest News – 20 Nov, 2017): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said the Punjanb Land Record Authority (PLRA) is a revolutionary step of the government which has eliminated obsolete Patwar culture. He was presiding over a high level meeting. He said people were now getting possession deeds and other land documents without any bribe or delay. He issued instructions that immediate steps should be taken for setting up Land Record Authority and draft of law should be finalized in this regard.
The chief minister said the land record management information system was a milestone in ridding people of obsolete system and elimination of Patwar culture and corruption. He said the Punjab government had completed this splendid project transparently and people of the province were benefiting from it.
Shehbaz Sharif said he would not tolerate corruption in this mega project. He directed forensic analysis of facilities being provided to people under land record management information system. Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Yawar Zaman, Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, the chief secretary, chairman Planning & Development,
DG PLRA gave a presentation on the working and performance of the organization and concerned officers participated in the meeting.
About new recruitment DG said 594 service center officials (SCOs) will be posted at ARCs soon, their recruitment process has been completed already.
He went ahead to state that security-empowered paper would be presented from January 1, 2018, including that security highlight would be added to ‘fard’ available to be purchased.
About open assistance, he said that the Bank of Punjab (BoP) counters had been set up at the PLRA benefit places for arrangement of agri-pass books, other than keeping exchange and ‘fard’ charge.
He said that exactly 210,000 ‘fard’ and 85,000 exchange deeds were being issued at the PLRA benefit focuses each month, and it was creating Rs 800 million income for each month.
Captain (R) Zafar Iqbal said seven new centres had been established in Hafizabad, Liaquatabad, Ahmedpur East, Shujabad, Kehror Lal Isa, Sheikhupura and Sahiwal.