In order to ease the process of property registration, the Punjab revenue department introduced 19 templates of documents related to property registration online which can be downloaded free of cost by the property owners. Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, Punjab Revenue Minister said that one can easily amend these templates as per the requirement.
A questionnaire along with answers is also uploaded on the website to help the property owners for making the property deed as this will help people directly and will also ease the property registration process in Punjab. This questionnaire consist of 23 questions-answers related to the general queries of the property which are mainly about the registration process that takes place in the sub-registrar’s office. Vini Mahajan, the Additional Chief Secretary Revenue said people earlier the property owners had to rely on deed writers or advocates for getting the property registration documents ready but now with the 19 templates of documents available on the department’s website will make the entire registration process hassle-free.
Earlier in June, the Punjab Government launched Online Land registration and named it as the National Generic Document Registration System [NGDRS)]. This digital move made the property registration a convenient move for the resident of the State as property owners can now take a prior appointment for the same process at the Sub-registrar’s Office.
Until now, the Punjab Government’s revenue department recorded 1.4 lakh property registrations online. Punjab is the first state to introduce online property registration process in the country and the portal is also receiving positive response from the citizens.