The Telangana government said property owners can register their property details online through website for Dharani land web portal. The owners can also update the details through Mee-Seva centres across the state and the services will be available free. The service charges payable to Mee-Seva will be borne by GHMC/Municipality concerned.
The Telangana government has recently started registration and updation of non-agriculture properties on Dharani land web portal, which will be used for registration of all properties. chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will launch the web portal on October 25.
Chief secretary Somesh Kumar in a press release said the government would come up with modalities in respect of properties belonging to the non-resident Indians (NRIs), OCI and foreign nationals properties. He said the property owners have to provide Aadhaar number (to protect property from fraudulent transactions), mobile number (to send alerts/information to owners regarding their property), family member details as declared by owner (for securing property rights of family members), photograph of owner (for printing on the maroon NPB), extent of plot and built up area.
He said the information is required to be furnished by property owner on voluntary basis. If not properties of such owners would not be migrated to the new system. Both the above channels_online and Mee Seva are available with immediate effect for GHMC and Municipalities. Those who have already enlisted through property through Mobile App need not enlist again using the above channels.
The chief secretary said a digital database of agricultural properties has already been created and Pattadar passbooks (green) were issued. Now, a similar database is proposed to be created for non-agricultural properties for which maroon colour Non-Agriculture Immovable Property Passbooks (NPBs) would be issued.
“The maroon passbooks will be printed with state of the art security features. The data furnished by property owners will be stored in encrypted format on dedicated state government servers and will be used solely for the purpose of Dharani,” Somesh Kumar said.
For collecting information on non-agriculture properties, information is already being collected from property owners using a specially designed Mobile App. Over 24,400 officials have been deployed across the state to interact with property owners for collection of data. As on 17th October 2020, more than75.74 lakh properties have been enlisted.
The chief secretary said “Dharani is a most innovative, state-of-the art, transparent, accountable, safe and secure, hassle-free, discretion-less portal and will be a trendsetter for the entire country.” He said that as per the vision of the CM, the system would ensure absolute transparency and end discretion.
“A discretion-less, transparent and hassle free system for instant registration and mutation of properties is being introduced. It will be based on Aadhaar enabled biometric verification of owner’s identity,” he said.