Geo-fencing of government lands on the anvil

Geo-fencing of government lands on the anvil
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Collector Pravin Kumar said that all the government and private land details would be uploaded in the web land public domain and the people would check their land records and details online. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, he disclosed about the land scam that took place in Kommadi and Madhurawada.

Visakhapatnam: Collector Pravin Kumar said that all the government and private land details would be uploaded in the web land public domain and the people would check their land records and details online. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, he disclosed about the land scam that took place in Kommadi and Madhurawada.

Land information with survey number would be uploaded in the public domain to check the land grabbing and other irregularities further, he explained.Talking about Kommadi and Madhurawada lands scam, Pravin Kumar said that the administration has identified that the land records in 41 survey numbers were tampered.

The records of 178.06 acres of land belonging to forest and revenue departments were tampered. The lands were notified under 22A and the same information has been provided to the sub-registrar office also. The notified lands would be registered and there is no chance to mortgage further, he said. In order to protect the government lands, geo-fencing and geo-tagging would be taken up soon and the entire government land information with records would be uploaded in the web land domain in a week.

The administration has decided to set up CCTV cameras in all the tahasil offices particularly in the record rooms. Meanwhile, an exclusive software would be launched to get SMS alerts to all the key functionaries when anybody go for the registration of government lands. A toll free number 1800 4250 0002 also installed to receive complaint related to the land irregularities, he said. Joint collector G Srijana and assistant collector Misha Singh were present.

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