PANAJI: As a step towards preventing land frauds in the State, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has proposed to link the Record of Rights with the Aadhar Number.
“As a towards preventing land frauds in the State, I propose to link the Record of Rights with the Aadhar Number. The seriousness in dealing with land-related frauds in the State is visible from the Special Investigating Team (SIT) established by my Government,” said Sawant
He further has proposed to set up Modern Records Rooms for all the Talukas and development of mobile applications to locate and identify properties on a real time basis.
“Scanning and cataloguing of all legacy records will be undertaken which are in Portuguese language through assistance from the Central Government. For all these purposes, an allocation of Rs. 43.35 crores has been made for the Department of Settlement and Land Records,” he added
Sawant also said that up-gradation of the Property Register, which will enable the general public to carry out due diligence by themselves before purchase of any land.
“Further, financial institutions will also be linked with Property Register so that encumbrances, if any, will be known to the public,” he said