KP Govt plans digitalization of land records for improvement of good governance in erstwhile FATA.


PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has planned degitalization of land records in erstwhile FATA for improvement of good governance, enhancing efficiency of public sector organizations and providing quick services to tribesmen.

To achieve this gigantic objective, the Provincial Government under multi-faceted Accelerated Implementation Program (AIP) has developed a comprehensive plan for settlement and digitalization of land records in Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan.

Officials in KP Government told reporter on Sunday that this inclusive project has been included in AIP 2019-20 with a proposed allocation of Rs 400 million for the current fiscal year.

The land owners, property dealers and tribesmen would be able to get property documents in a swift manner besides discourage litigation, enhancing revenue and overall income of local people.

A total of four projects were planned under AIP with a proposed allocation of Rs 3900 million for fiscal year 2019-20 for improvement of good governance and service delivery in merged areas.

The Government has decided to focus on strengthening of infrastructure in merged areas and construct seven districts and judicial complexes besides 25 Tehsil complexes in all tribal districts for which Rs 3000 million were proposed for current financial year.

Different courts would be assembled in these complexes to provide speedy justice to litigants besides save their hard earned money and time under one roof.

Similarly, Rs 200 million were proposed for mapping of public infrastructure including Geographical Information System (GIS), roads, health and education establishments besides water and electricity mapping.

Assessment studies, geographical surveys and analysis of mines and other economic activity generating sectors would be carried out.

Likewise, focus would be made on utalization of status and gap identification of an existing infrastructure in merged areas.

The Government would extend support to public and private sectors for provision of all basic amenities of life to tribal people including facilities of internet, 3G and 4G services, fiber optics, passport, banks, ATMs, Nadra and PTCL with a proposed allocation of Rs 300 million aimed at to improve good governance and revolutionize communications in erstwhile FATA.

The federal government has already announced to spend Rs1000 billion during the next 10 years including Rs100 billion per annum on...

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