Bandipora admin organizes Seminar on ‘Benefits of NGDRS, ULPIN’


BANDIPORA : The District Administration, Bandipora in collaboration with Registration Department, Bandipora, on Monday organised a day-long seminar on benefits of National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) and Unique Land Parcel Identification Number (ULPIN) as a part of activities under Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, celebrating India’s 75 Years of Independence.

Inspector General, Registrations, J&K, Sheikh Arshid Ayoub was the chief guest and also presided over the function. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad, Additional Deputy Commissioner/ District Registrar, Bandipora, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Sub-Registrar Bandipora, Sub-Registrar Sumbal, Tehsildar Sumbal and others were speakers on the occasion.

Officers of the Registration Department from District Baramulla and District Kathua also attended the Seminar through virtual mode.

Speaking on the occasion, Sheikh Arshad Ayub threw light on various benefits of NGDRS, he said that it has simplified the registration process and has helped in conducting the process strictly in a time bound manner besides providing online service to people under ‘One Nation-One Software’.

He said the NGDRS provides an option to retrieve land related information in future in hassle free manner and urged PRIs to disseminate information to people so that they can avail the benefits.

Sheikh Arshad Ayoub said introduction of NGDRS and ULPIN is a landmark step marking a shift from the existing manual registration system to online registration for transactions in sale and purchase of land and stamp papers have been shifted to e-stamping in collaboration with stock holding corporations of India.

He said the NGDRS makes an accountable and transparent governing system where the welfare of citizens is a primary thrust.

Deputy Commissioner Bandipora while speaking on the occasion said that the event was aimed at enhancing the capacities of the human resource of the department for digital registration of properties and to facilitate people in a transparent and expeditious manner to register their properties.

He said similar training programmes have also been conducted earlier which helped the officers and other staff to acquaint themselves with the handling of new software. He said the intent is to ensure hassle free service delivery and transparency in the registration process by online uploading of documents, appointment with registrars’ office, e-stamping and one-time visit to registration office.

Expert Dr Ajay Joshi, HoD Software Development Unit Pune presented a detailed presentation on functioning of Software of NGDRS. He shared all inputs and skills required for use of Information Technology in digital registration of properties in Jammu and Kashmir.

Experts highlighted the role of e-Stamping for online registration of properties. During the training programme various queries and concerns raised by the trainees were properly responded by the experts.

The training programme was coordinated by Assistant Commissioner Revenue, who emphasized on the practical understanding of the software to avoid the serious errors during the Registration of document.