Punjab is all set to create another first. Yes, barely two weeks after becoming the first state to become digital in property registration, the Punjab Revenue Department is all set to achieve another digital milestone.On Wednesday, Revenue Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria launched a pilot project of Revenue Court Management System (RCMS) in the revenue courts of Amloh (Fatehgarh Sahib) through video conferencing from Chandigarh.The system is integrated with land records. Under this system during the filing of a case reference will be made in ''Remarks” Column of Jamabandi.Sarkaria said under the stewardship of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab is moving fast towards total digitization. Besides the digital property registration in the state, the department has already launched a 'Digital Mapping' pilot project to demarcate land boundaries in two villages -- Mundi Kharar and Harlalpur -- of SAS Nagar (Mohali). This project will help land owners to find their lands easily. He further said that the 'Tatkal' system of appointment would also be launched soon.
The Additional Chief Secretary Revenue-cum-FCR, Mrs. Vini Mahajan, said this people-friendly system would be helpful in providing hassle-free and transparent services to the people of the state. She directed the Deputy Commissioner of Fatehgarh Sahib to monitor the pilot project.Giving details, the Deputy Commissioner Kanwalpreet Brar said they would be uploading details of 7 new cases on the first day of the system launch.“If the pilot project is a success it will be launched across the state,” Mrs. Vini Mahajan added.According to a spokesman, once a case is filed the system will capture the details of properties along with Petitioners and Respondents. It will automatically generate date-wise cause-list of different courts and interim orders and final judgments will also be uploaded.Besides generation of summon notices, the system enables all stakeholders to get SMS Alert. They can check the status of their case anytime. It also shows the backlog of cases in revenue courts.Prominent amongst others, who were present on the occasion, were Secretary Revenue Deepinder Singh, Punjab Revenue Commission Chairman Justice (Rtd) SS Saron, Members of Revenue Commission NS Kang, SS Gill, GS Mangat and Jaswant Singh, besides Punjab Land Records Society Advisor NS Sangha, the project Manager Sunita Thakur and NIC Punjab team members.