LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 14th Jan, 2017 ) : Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday reviewed implementation on decisions with regard to Punjab Land Record Authority (PLRA) and various other matters and it was decided to computerize Urban Land record after the completion of computerization of rural land record. Chairing a meeting in this regard here, the Chief Minister directed that immediate steps be taken to computerized Urban land record, and land record information be provided at website of Land Record Management Information System (PLRMIS) so that people could access their land record under this latest system.
This step, he added, would ensure transparency and eradicate fraud. Shehbaz Sharif said that mechanism should be made to pin-point the person seeking information, besides ensuring access to land record. Computerization of land record was a historic step of Punjab government that eliminated out-dated Patwar Culture once and for all. Socio economic changes had also been brought in Khidmat centers set up under PLRMIS in all Punjab tehsils, and these were providing best facilities to people.
He mentioned that complaint redress committees had been constituted at district level. The meeting decided to give administrative powers of Khidmat centers to concerned commissioners, deputy commissioners and assistant commissioners. Chief Minister said that divisional commissioners and deputy commissioners would regularly visit Khidmat centres to review their performance, while intelligence and vigilance wing would also be set up to monitor Khidmat centres, where Punjab bank's counters should be set up and immediate steps should be taken after making necessary arrangements with Punjab bank within a week to facilitate people.
He said, fire-fighting equipment should be made available at Khidmat center in all 143 tehsils of the province, adding a system had been designed to monitor performance of Khidmat centres on daily basis and zero tolerance policy would be adopted with regard to bad services or complaint about corruption at the center. All departments concerned should provide complete support to this PLRA so that best services could be provided to people. PLRA Director General Capt (Retd) Zafar gave detailed briefing about headway in this latest system. Provincial ministers Rana Sanuallah, Ata Manika, Mian Yawar Zaman, PLRA Chairman MPA Rana Babar Hussain, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary and other officials attended the meeting.