Lahore: According to a spokesman of Board of Revenue Punjab, the implementation of World Bank Project i.e Land Records Management and Information System will not only secure the records, improve service delivery but will also stabilize and improve the economy and land market throughout Punjab. 25 LRMIS service centers have been established and land record of 545 villages is computerized.
The progress of its implementation is continuously monitored by the government and World Bank. The representatives from World Bank, during their previous mission, expressed their satisfaction over the progress and appreciated the professionalism of project staff. Keeping in view the importance and progress, the project which initially started with financing or Rs. 2.773 billion from the World Bank for computerization of land records of 18 districts of Punjab has been expanded to all 36 districts.
According to a careful estimate, the data of more or less 52 million land owners is being computerized. The World Bank has agreed for additional financing of Rs. 7.5 billion and the contract signing, in this regard, is expected during next month.