Raipur. Special Article Chhattisgarh: Revenue administration plays a quintessential role in the smooth regulation of administrative affairs for people of Chhattisgarh state. Hence, it is a major responsibility of the government to provide easy, simple and timely access to these services.
With the formation of new government in Chhattisgarh under the leadership of Chief Minister Mr Bhupesh Baghel, the regulation, simplification and enhanced accessibility of revenue administration was marked as the top priority. Simplification of revenue administration work process has given a major relief to common people, saving them from frequent visits to government office for years together to resolve their land and property related matters.
In last two years, under the guidance of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel, State Government’s Revenue and Disaster Management Department has worked towards strengthening the Public Service Centers. Various matters falling under the revenue administration like land registration, distribution of land, government land, diversion, registry of small land blocks have been simplified, for convenience of the general populace of the state.
In the same sequence, new revenue administrative units are being established. New sub tehsils, tehsils and sections are being carved. Fulfilling the age-old demand of the state, State Government has carved out Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi from Bilaspur district, making the total number of districts in Chhattisgarh 28. Mr. Baghel has also launched 23 new tehsils in various districts of the state on 11th November this year. These 23 new tehsils have been formed in 15 districts of the state for the convenience of general public.
Earlier, people had to go through a cumbersome process to get caste certificates issued for their children’s education. Chief Minister took cognizance of the problem and found a permanent solution for it. Now caste certificates are instantly issued to the children based on their parents’ caste certificates. This has eased the pressure on parents to a great extent.
Chief Minister has taken a major decision of lifting the ban on sale of small plots in Chhattisgarh. The decision was welcomed with by the middle-class families of the state, as it turned their dream of owning a house into reality. Now, less than 5 decimals of land plots are being registered in the state, which has created relief for the needy and hard-working labourers, small businessmen and homeless people. Homeless families are being provided financial aid to build their houses. State’s revenue has also increased as a result of the simplified process of governance.
Government of Chhattisgarh has simplified the revenue administrative affairs and is also working towards computerizing the revenue records and making them available digitally so that people can have access to it while sitting at their homes. The Geo maps of 2 Crore, 26 lakh 8 thousand khasras from 20 thousand 89 villages, 65 lakh 43 thousand B-1 of 19 thousand villages have been made digitally available through Bhuiya and Geo map software.