Lahore Development Authority (LDA) Director General Muhammad Arif Khan on Monday ordered to computerise land and plot transferring records of all housing societies in the authority’s jurisdiction.

Khan said that the said decision was taken in order to avoid land grabbing and fraud cases in housing schemes. He said both the buyer and the owner of the plot would have to be personally appear before the authorities concerned in the new system where their computerised photographs would be taken along with thumb impressions through the biometric system. He said after verifying computerised ID cards of the seller and the buyer, the transfer of plots would be allowed. He said plot transfer through attorneys would not be possible in any case.

According to details, LDA had introduced computerised plot transferring system in three schemes – LDA Avenue-1, Jubilee Town and Mustafa Town. The system was also introduced in the Model Town Extension, Mohlanwal, Kashmir Edgerton Road Scheme, Shah Jamal and the Upper Mall. On director general’s orders, the department had identified 10 schemes where the computerised system could be implemented. Officials said that no fraud case had been found in the schemes where computerisation system had been introduced.
Source: Daily Times