Number of RRRCs to be raised to 8,000, says CM

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Asks SMBR to ensure public problems resolved in minimum period of time

Staff Reporter

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday declared that the total number of Rural Revenue Record Centres (RRRCs) would be increased to 8,000 during the current financial year to improve public access to their revenue records.

“Currently, a total of 1,052 Rural Revenue Record Centres are functional across Punjab.”
Chief Minister Usman Buzdar stated this while presiding over a meeting on Wednesday held to review the pace of reform in the Board of Revenue.

The SMBR briefed that number of pending cases has shrunk to 43,000 due to the online revenue case management system. Meanwhile, 1.8 million khasra girdawari have been digitized. ACS, DG ACE, BoR members including colonies, tax, consolidation, DG PLRA, SMU head and others attended the meeting.

The CM directed to further extend the scope of digital land record service, adding that issuance of inheritance certificates from dehi markaz maal would be arranged soon.

He further directed to dispose of the pending revenue cases without more delay. The village headmen (lamberdari) system would be synced with the emerging needs, he disclosed and directed to early hold lamberdar convention.

The CM directed to create ease for the people in their revenue matters and told to set up a special unit for monitor BoR staff in districts and tehsils. Smart cards have been introduced for persons dealing with the business stamp papers, he spoke.

The complaints pertaining to some assistant director land records be resolved at the earliest while ensuring that public problems are resolved in the minimum period, he directed and repeated that action would be initiated against those creating hurdles.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar sought a report from RPO Faisalabad about a incident of gouging out the eyes of a citizen in the precinct of PS Muhammad Wala in Chiniot.

While directing to ensure best treatment to the affected citizen, the CM ordered to take strict action against the arrested accused.

On the other hand, Vice Chairperson Overseas Pakistanis Commission Punjab Syed Tariq Mahmoodul Hassan called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at his office on Wednesday.

The CM directed to resolve problems of expatriates on a priority basis as they are the ambassadors of Pakistan abroad.

They are also playing an important role in strengthening the national economy and OPC should burn the midnight oil to redress their grievances, he added.

Meanwhile, CM Usman Buzdar sought a report from Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan regarding the sad incident of drowning of 5 children at Basti Jeewan Jindani in the area of DG Khan.

The CM extended heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family over the death of 5 children and expressed grief and sorrow.

CM prayed that May Almighty Allah grant courage and strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.

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