LAHORE: The Pakistan’s Punjab government has established computerised land record centre for making the registration via transparent procedures; the inauguration was made by the Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Lahore on Sunday.
Significant move was taken by Punjab government for eliminating ancient land record keeping under Patwari system by introducing modern arrangement named ‘Computerised Land Record Keeping Project Center’.
CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif claimed that all particulars and records related to the Punjab’s land would be computerised in 2014 including its all districts.
While speaking to the media at inauguration ceremony, Shahbaz Sharif clarified that he is not against the Patwari or Patwari system but the criminal mafia working behind the name.
The CM Punjab refuted the allegations linked him for removal of Patwari system as he wanted an appropriate updation via proper reformations.
Shahbaz Sharif accepted that the provincial government received several summaries recommending appointments of Patwaris but he refused handing over any responsibility to them since last 6 years.
He added that the Punjab government has substituted Tehsil’s Patwari name with Director Land in order to change old mindset.
The land record project center was established on Walton Road of Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab province, which would commence computerisation process initially from 36 districts.