Punjab sub-registrars get land mutation authority

Lahore: The Punjab Land Revenue Authority (PLRA) has decided to empower sub-registrars to issue registry certificates and approve land mutations at the same time, reports the news source.

Read: PLRA doubles mobile record centres to facilitate citizens

Previously, the tehsildar and Assistant Director Land Revenue (ADLR) were responsible for the same. 

According to the details shared, as many as 20 sub-registrars will be authorised to issue registry and mutation certificates in the first phase. To facilitate the officials, an online system will be provided to sub-registrars to expedite the land mutation approvals.

Read: PLRA adds PKR 7.4bn to public exchequer

Director General (DG) PLRA, Mr Moazzam Iqbal Sipra stated that this development will resolve the problems faced by people. Previously, people had to go from pillar to post to get the registry and mutation certificates. With the online application system, the process is expected to be streamlined and quick.