New Delhi: Delhi government on Saturday launched a pilot project under which land records of Kharkhari Nahar area in South West Delhi will be digitised.
The government has initiated digitization of land records to stop tampering of land records and to make the process of mutation of land more transparent and efficient.
The project, which is likely to be extended to more areas in coming months, was launched by Chief Secretary P K Tripathi.
The software for digitisation of the land records has been developed by National Informatics Centre.
"The digitization of land records has been taken up on a pilot basis for Kharkhari Nahar area of Najafgarh," said a senior official of the Revenue department.
He said residents can get details of their land records from the office of the tehsilder of the area.
"Mutation process of land will take place electronically in Kharkhari Nahar area. However, the existing procedure of manual file movement for the process of mutation will continue simultaneously," the official said.
The manual mutation process for the area will be continued in parallel till an amendment in Delhi Land Revenue Rules, 1962 is notified.