Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 14, 2018: Manipur has become the first state in the North East and the 3rd state in India and to have generic document registration system after Punjab and Andamans and Nicobar Island.
It’s indeed a proud moment for the government that the district administration Bishnupur is launching the NGDRS for the first time in the state, said consumer affairs and public distribution, revenue minister Karam Shyam.
He said with the application of the National generic document registration system (NGDRS), there will be more accuracy, transparency, sellers and buyers’ facilities in online registration apart from saving time and money.
Today’s global scenario is a digital world where technology is at its highest peak level and the state is developing with speed, he expressed at the launching function of the NGDRS at new mini-secretariat, Bishnupur on Friday.
A video-conferencing session with NIC Delhi and Pune was also held simultaneously as part of the NGDRS software launching function for sub-registrar, Bishnupur with director general, NIC, Neeta Verma as the guest of honour.
The function was organised by district administration Bishnupur in collaboration with NIC Manipur.
Deputy commissioner Bishnupur, Pawan Yadav; state information officer, Kh. Rajen Singh; secretary revenue, T. Ranjit and deputy secretary revenue, Y Rajen chaired the dais along with the minister at the function.
Drawing attention on the misconception of the public that the revenue department is not transparent, minister Karam Shyam said with NGDRS, there will now be facility for blocking registration and mutation/partition with wrong land records.
“We recognize the role of NIC in connection with food security and land records. NGDRS will be rolled out in 6-7 more districts of the State and the Government is ready to co-operate with the new initiative to ensure transparency in administration”, he assured.
He also congratulated Bishnupur for achieving 100% computerization of land records while Imphal West, Imphal East and Thoubal has merely computerised 67%,91% and 64% of the land records.
While briefing the gathering via video-conferencing, Neeta Verma highlighted that NGDRS is a generic, cloud based system that provides a digital solution for registration of documents and is much simpler, faster, cost-effective apart from saving time. Aimed at ‘One Nation One Software’, it is easy to use as we have to just configure the software with the requirements of the state, she added.
DC Pawan Yadav stated that the new system helps in modernizing and streamlining the revenue department by mentioning its advantages.
Some features of NGDRS software are e-governance, open source technology and Unicode based multiple local language compliant application.
H.Komol Singh of ward no. 8 and T. Bidyarani of ward no. 7 of the district were awarded certificates for using the document registration system.