Raipur: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday said that the state government is dedicated to the services of the common man and thus it is simplifying and adding more teeth to the process related to the services of the common. The Chief Minister stated this during the inauguration of the new Sub Registration Office in Atal Nagar Nava Raipur through virtual mode. The new office will facilitate a total of 41 villages including six villages of Nava Raipur, 20 villages of Arang block and 15 villages of Abhanpur block. The new facility will not only save the time of these villagers who used to travel 40 km to get registration-related work Raipur but also save the money.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated the scanning of backlog documents of the Registration Department and Digital e-Stamp facility. The Chief Minister also interacted with Rekha Kosal from Parsada village who reached the new office for registration. She has presented the documents of her registered land on the occasion. She told the Chief Minister that she has bought land in Mandir Hasaud.
Revenue Minister Jaisingh Agrawal joined the programme from Korba. Parliamentary Secretary, Commercial Tax (Registration) Indershah Mandavi, Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister Subrat Kumar Sahoo, Commercial Tax Secretary Niranjan Das, Inspector General (Registration and Stamp) Effat Ara, Deputy Inspector General (Registration and Stamp) Sushil Khalkho were present at the Chief Minister’s official residence on the occasion. Representatives of National e-Governance Service Limited and Bank of Baroda also joined the programme online.
The Chief Minister said that the state government has taken so many steps in the last two and a half years to strengthen the administrative machinery. The work of making birth and caste certificates, transfer of land, registration etc. have become easier now. Keeping in mind better governance and administration, this government has gifted the state five new districts and 72 new tehsils after 2018. “We are preparing such plans which will ensure the benefits reach the doorstep of the people,” said the Chief Minister. Cash is being directly transferred to the accounts of the women self-help group members. The state government has decided to give home delivery services and included 22 services including a driving licence. Map, Khasra, B-1 services are now available online.
Chief Minister said that 98 registration offices are available in the state and one has been added in the form of Nava Raipur, taking a total of 99. Registration office has a great role to play in the development of Chhattisgarh, said the Chief Minister. The state has earned Rs 1589 crore in fiscal 2020-21 from the registration of documents. This includes Rs 545 crore from Raipur alone which is 34 per cent of the total revenue earned by the revenue department, said the Chief Minister.
Revenue Minister JaisinghAgrawal said that the state has earned more than the set target from the registration in the last two and a half years. He said that a 30 per cent reduction has been done in the guideline rate and rebates on registration fees are yielding positive results.