Anywhere Registration System Stopped In The State
Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao directed the officials to take stringent measures to prevent corruption and illegal practices in Registration Department. The Chief Minister held a high-level review meeting at Pragathi Bhavan on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, he expressed dissatisfaction and anger about the situation in registration department. He also directed to stop anywhere registration system (according to which registration of property can be done in any registrar office). The Stamps and Registration department officials immediately passed orders stopping ‘anywhere registrations.’ The CM also directed the officials to finalise a strategy to cleanse the registration system.
The Chief Minister discussed with the officials about the episode of registering 796 government lands to private individuals. He directed that there should be a serious investigation under the auspices of CID. He also clarified that stringent action will be taken against those who are responsible for this. However, he also clarified that the publicity that all the government land went into the hands of private individuals is also not true. He said that not even a yard of government land went into the hands of private individuals. He declared this after confirming with the officials.
Saying that people are of the opinion that unless officials are paid registrations will not take place, the CM said that this situation must change. He said that there should be reforms in registration department. For this new rules and regulations must be formulated, he directed the officials.
Deputy CM Mahmood Ali, Minister Jagadish Reddy, Government Advisor Rajiv Sarma, Principal Secretary S P Singh, DGP Anurag Sharma, Secretaries B R Meena, Nadim Ahmad, Santa Kumari, Deputy Speaker Padma Devendar Reddy, MP K Kavita, IG Purnachandra Rao, Rangareddy Collector Raghunandan Rao, Stamps and Registration department officials participated in the meeting.