Islamabad land records will be computerized to root out land-related corruption

Prime Minister Imran Khan informed that the land record of Islamabad would be computerized in the next six months as the files are updating.

Islamabad to computerize land records

Prime Minister Imran Khan informed that the land record of Islamabad would be computerized in the next six months as the files are updating.

The prime minister chaired a meeting to get a briefing from the manager’s law and order, development projects, health, and education initiatives within the capital city.

Planning Minister Asad Umar attended the meeting, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on CDA Affairs Ali Nawaz Awan, MNA Raja Khurram Nawaz, Chief Commissioner and CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed, Inspector General of Police Amir Zulfiqar Khan and others.

PM Imran Khan said the land record of Islamabad would be digital. The process to update the land record (maintaining Jama bandis) is underway. Almost completed Jama bandis of 28 Mouzas (real estate).

The chief commissioner informed the prime minister that work is in progress to update the remaining Mouzas, after which the record would be available online.

He said the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) has improved its revenue, and all subordinate officers are being monitored through CCTV cameras to improve governance and stop corruption.

The land transferring process now has a biometric verification. The deputy commissioner had fixed the rate of land in rural areas to know its value for taxation. Once the prices are determining, it would be difficult to avoid the tax.

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The construction of G-7, G-8 underpass, Burma Bridge, Attaturk Avenue, and expansion of CDA Hospital are under progress.

The prime minister said these projects should focus on providing the best facilities to the citizens.

The education minister briefed the prime minister about the initiatives taken for an improvement in the education sector.

The prime minister ordered immediate completion of the education and health sectors to make the existing structures visible.

The IGP told the prime minister that the crime rate in Islamabad is reduced by 18 percent in 2019. He said Islamabad was now the 66th safest city in the world. The government is taking steps to control crime and corruption.

The prime minister appreciated the improvements. The capital should be a model city of all aspects. He also stressed the need to ensure protection to the weak sections of the country.

  • Big joke of the day!
    Already digitized Land Records of Punjab province which have taken 8 years and costs 70 millions dollars borrowed from World Bank are on stake just because of the Revenue Minister Malik Anwar who is pro patwari.

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