SDM Jammu North organizes awareness program on NGDRS

SDM Jammu North and others in the awareness programme on NGDRS.
SDM Jammu North and others in the awareness programme on NGDRS.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, July 23: Administration of Sub Divisional Magistrate Jammu North organized an awareness programmes on National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) and gave mass awareness among the petition writers, Revenue officials, Advocates and other stakeholders.
The programme was chaired by SDM Jammu North and Sub Registrar Jammu North while Naib Tehsildars, Patwari/ petition writers, advocates and staff of Sub Division Jammu North remained present on the occasion.
At the outset, SDM Jammu North Pawan Kotwal explained that NGDRS is a system for land record maintenance and registration developed by the Department of Land Resources of Government of India. He said that the system will enable to maintain a uniform land record registration system.
“Once the system is implemented, the property buyers will not have to visit the registration office again and again to get their property registered,” he added.
Advocate Ravinder Singh Chib, Tehsildar Jammu North Jai Singh, Mushtaq Ahmed Girdawar, Kalim Ahmed Girdawar and other Revenue officials and the Resource person also gave a detailed explanation on the subject regarding the entire process, right from applying for registry to paying stamp duty and court fee online to the stakeholders.
The NGDRS system would be able to help property buyers know the circle rate for land across JK besides understanding the type of land, and any person can assess the website where stamp and duty rates are notified. The participants were apprised that people would 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.
Besides, awareness regarding the Unique Land Parcel Identification Number (ULPIN) scheme which has been launched in 10 States in the year 2021 and will be rolled out across the country by March 2022, was given to the participants, “The Aadhaar for land”, is a number that would uniquely identify every surveyed parcel of land and prevent land fraud, especially in the hinterlands of rural areas.