CDGL to start land deeds by computer

LAHORE: City District Government has decided to start computerized transfer of land ownership from the coming month with the purpose to minimize the complaints of selling land by unauthorized persons, sources informed Media on Thursday.As the entire revenue record has not been computerized, the CDG will receive necessary documents, manually verify these from quarters concerned and ask both the buyers and sellers to come on a specific day for photo and biometrics to complete the transfer of ownership.The CDG will later issue computerized certificate on the date given at the time of photo and biometrics of both the parties. The CDG has acquired the software and is providing training to the relevant staff for computerized transfer of ownership on the pattern being carried out in Defense Housing Authority and for transfer of plots in LDA Avenue I Housing Scheme.Talking with media, Administrator CDG and District Coordination Officer (DCO) Ahad Khan Cheema said that the computerized transfer of land ownership would be started in a week. He said that the CDG would receive all necessary documents and give 6-7 days to both the buyers and sellers to appear for biometrics and photo.As the entire revenue record has not been computerized and the CDG has to check from various departments before transferring ownership, he said, six to seven days would be taken for verification and completion of necessary formalities. He said that the CDG would verify computerized national identity cards of both buyers and sellers from National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and for this purpose online facility was available at the DCO office – Nation