Andhra Revenue Department way ahead in tech reforms: Dy CM Murthy

ANI | Updated: Sep 13, 2017 03:03 IST

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept 13 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Revenue Department has been way ahead in terms of technological reforms, said Deputy Chief Minister K.E. Krishna Murthy on Tuesday.

Murthy said this while presenting report card of Revenue, Stamps & Registration Ministry, which he is heading.

He said the introduction of an online system for the convenience of general public and other reforms have been initiated in the revenue department.

The Deputy CM announced that he has given the assessment of his ministry's performance in accordance with the Chief Minister's call for party leaders to inform the public about the government's successes in past three years. The 50-day-long programme 'Intintiki TDP' is aimed at propagating government's schemes and attracting general public towards the party.

Murthy informed that the revenue department has introduced online system which will allow general public to access details of their lands, check irregularities in title deeds and consequently bring it to the notice of the officials, from their homes itself.

The farmers can now visit the nearby 'mee-seva' (at your service) center to get their pattadar passbooks and title deed within 15 minutes, informed Murthy. The facility was started on August 4, 2017 and has been availed by 16,848 people so far.

Also, AP government's 'Mee Bhoomi' website will be maintaining the record of land owners by collecting their thumb impressions and linking it with their respective Aadhaar number. Further, to ensure authenticity of title deed and passbook, a QR scanning tool has also been released. They are associated with 'Bhoo Sodhak' Android app.

The government issued a GO on July 17 2017 to resolve title issues for almost 24 lakh acres of lands with no entitlement since British Raj, wherein anybody who can prove to have used such land for 12 consecutive years will be given entitlement. Having received 9701 applications so far, the authorities will be resolving the matter within six months.

Addressing further land reforms, the ministry will be setting up 735 data centers across the state, in an endeavour to make land records' data available to all.

Meanwhile, as 1.36 crore land records (98%) of RSR are computerized, and 36.61 lakhs FMBs of total 48.23 lakh are digitized.

In addition, Special machines are equipped to resolve survey related complaints, and 2109 regular and licensed surveyors have been trained accordingly.

To this end, required certificates were issued by Revenue officials to 10,33,024 students across schools and colleges, relieving them from making rounds of revenue offices

The government has also taken up the move to regularize houses built by families living Below Poverty Line (BPL) on government sites less than 100 yards.

This has helped 35,286 families as of now. Above Poverty Line (APL) families are given chance to regularize by paying 7.5% of market value on 2013.

Land titles are given to 1,41,072 poor families across the state, informed Murthy.

The revenue ministry also declared the testament to the work done.

As testament to the revenue ministry's work, AP revenue department's loan creation module won central government's golden award for 'excellence in government process re-engineering' for 2016-17.

Chandrababu Naidu-led government's 'e-panta' Android app for making crop loss compensation, got place in 'the book of new beginning' launched by Prime Miniter.

Revenue officials in person went to schools and colleges, collected details and issued required certificates to 10,33,024 students. This they are relieved from roaming around the revenue offices.

Once a farmer applies for mutation, his name will be automatically recorded in the web-land within the stipulated 30 days' time limit. This system is being implemented from 1-2-2017. (ANI)