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Computerization of Land Records launched at Bilasipara

Project Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project was successfully kicked-started at the Circle Office, Bilasipara, on June 30, 2011. In this connection a public meeting was held at the Conference Hall of the Circle Office, Bilasipara on the same day. The Sub-divisional Officer (Civil), Bilasipara, Sri Dhruba Jyoti Das, presided over the said meeting. The Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue), Dhubri, Sri R Barman; the Circle Officer, Dhubri Revenue Circle, Sri M N Baruah; the District Informatics Officer, National Informatics Centre (NIC), Dhubri, Sri Kailash Kalita; the Circle Officer of Bilasipara Revenue Circle, Sri W S Daimari; the Circle Officer of Chapar, Smt. Ashru Moni Malakar; the Circle Officer of Bagribari, Si Anil Chandra Deori; and a sizeable number of general public attended the meeting.


In his welcome speech as president, Sri Dhruba Jyoti Das, the Sub-divisional Officer (Civil), Bilasipara, expressed his utmost pleasure on the introduction of computerized process of generation and maintenance of land records at Circle Office Level. He apprised all those present in the meeting that all the three Circle Offices of the sub-division are fully equipped with the infrastructure, technical support and expertise which are the essential pre-requisite for the introduction of Project Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project.


It a may be mentioned that the pilot project for Computerization of Land Records was implemented in Sonitpur district in the year 2003. Furthermore, it can also be added that in February, 2007, the Department of Revenue and Disaster Management, Assam, had approached the Department of Land Records, Government of India, for sanction of fund for statewide rollout of the land records computerization under “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project. The Department of Land Records, Government of India, sanctioned Rs. 8.81 crore for statewide rollout of the land records computerization.


The Additional Deputy Commissioner (Revenue), Dhubri, Sri R Barman, formally inaugurated Project Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project in this meeting. In his speech, Sri R Barman apprised all those present in the meeting that the project is named after the Dharitree Software installed for the purpose of maintaining and generating computerized land records. Sri Barman added that the Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Government of Assam, under this project aims at computerizing the process of generation and maintenance of land records in the State. He further added that there will be a gradual replacement of manual records by computerized ones, besides this, almost all the activities of the Circle Offices will be automated and in time, will be linked up in real time with the District and State Head Quarters.


The Circle Officer, Dhubri Revenue Circle, Sri M N Baruah and the District Informatics Officer, Sri Kailash Kalita, in their respective lectures threw light on the function, advantages and future prospects of the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project. In may be mentioned that as the first initiation, a few copies of computer generated Jamabandi or Record of Rights (RoR) were formally distributed in the meeting amongst their concerned pattadars.


In his concluding speech, Sri Dhruba Jyoti Das, the Sub-divisional Officer (Civil), Bilasipara expressed his hope that the implementation of the Dharitree or the “Computerization of Land Records (CLR)” Project in the Circle Offices is sure to bring a sea change in the land records management system. He added that it is definitely going to improve the quality of services to the citizens by facilitating easy access to Records of Right (RoR) information, reducing procedural delays, enabling faster delivery of services.


Syeda Hasnahana
Sub-Divisional Information & Public Relations Officer
Bilasipara

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