Online revenue services transform public service delivery mechanism: DC Sgr
Post by Aatif Qayoom on Friday, January 13, 2023
Srinagar, Jan 12: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Assad on Thursday said that the faceless and paperless online revenue services transform the public service delivery mechanism in Srinagar.
He said this during a meeting convened to review revenue related public service delivery, enhance transparency and accountability and promote ease of access to the Revenue records in district.
Besides, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Syed Shabir Ahmad the meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner (Revenue), SDM East, SDM West, all Tehsildars, All Naib Tehsildars, officers of Regional Directorate Survey and Land Record and other functionaries of Revenue Department.
At the outset the Assistant Commissioner (Revenue), through a PowerPoint presentation gave a detailed overview about the functioning of Revenue Department in the District and current status of various Revenue matters and implementation of digital interventions adapted to ensure prompt, efficient and hassle-free revenue services to the citizens.
The Deputy Commissioner took a detailed assessment and progress of all Tehsils of the District on various vital issues including updation of cases on Revenue Court Cases Monitoring System(RCCMS), status of Jamabandies, status of migrant offline/online grievances, progress on retrieval of encroached state/Kahcharie land, status of mutations, inspection of revenue records, progress on digitization of Jamabandis/ Girdawari, missing land record, vacancy position and conduct of DPC besides Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP).
While reviewing progress with regard to digitization and updation process of Jamabandies and scanning of revenue records as per the targets, the DC asked all the Tehsildars to ensure proof reading and attestation of Jamabandies by 1st week of February while prioritizing updation of backlog mutations within one week.
The DC asked the concerned officers of Regional Directorate Land Record Survey to share updated/corrected copies of the Jammabandies with the respective Tehsil Offices, so that the Patwaris are able to work correctly with up-to-date record.
He also took Tehsil wise progress on issuance of land passbooks and asked the Tehsildars to saturate the process of physical distribution of land passbooks to the lawful owners within a time bound manner. He further asked them to submit utilization certificates of funds allotted to them for distribution of land passbooks besides seeking additional allotment of funds, if required, for passbook generation/distribution.
Similarly, the DC stressed that the cases enlisted in various Revenue Courts of Srinagar needs to be exclusively processed on Revenue Court Cases Monitoring System (RCCMS) by January 13 by following due procedure. He also emphasized that the proceedings of these court cases should be regularly uploaded, so that functioning of the revenue courts if effectively monitored. The DC directed the District Revenue Officers to follow the instruction with added zeal and dedication to achieve the target.
While reviewing progress on removal of encroachments on State/kahchari land, the DC directed all the Tehsildars to intensify the anti-encroachment drive so that all identified encroached State/Kahcharie land is retrieved under set timelines.
The DC asked the Revenue Officers to update themselves and other subordinate staff with latest Information Technology enabled services which are helping in delivering public centric services in an effective and transparent manner.
With regard to disposal mechanism of grievances related to Migrant properties filed by the Kashmiri migrants in different categories offline/online, the DC was informed that till date 1876 grievances have been received by the District Administration, out of which 1692 grievances of different nature have been resolved by the Office of District Magistrate with quality disposal. In addition to it properties including structures on land of 40 kanals and 17.5 marlas have been also retrieved by the District Administration. On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner instructed all the Tehsildars to pay special thrust on the complaints registered on the portal/offline to ensure quality redressal to the best satisfaction of the complainants. He further asked the officers to work with added zeal and dedication while redressing the grievances to ensure their time bound, prompt and quality disposal.