Ten thousand patwaris to be recruited

Patwaris to get fund for purchase of tablets

CM Mr. Chouhan inaugurates crop girdawari mobile app

lead18.7.17Bhopal, July 18, 2017 (Muslim Saleem):  From this year onwards information related to crop girdawari will be collected through mobile application in the interest of farmers. Through this mobile application, the patwaris will get information about all khasras of all the land owners of the village. The information of the sown crop will also be available in the village itself. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan inaugurated the mobile app at Samanvay Bhavan. Mr. Chouhan said that 10,000 patwaris, 550 tehsildars and 940 naib tehsildars will be recruited soon to meet the shortage of revenue staff. Orders have been issued to complete the recruitment process. He instructed the Revenue Department head to think in terms of the departmental promotions of patwaris. He said that there is need to work on war footing to make revenue administration effective. The Chief Minister announced to provide fund to patwaris for purchase of tabs for using information technology. Mr. Chouhan said that the government is answerable to the people. He said that a clean record of figures will be available at the time of sowing.

He said that all possible steps are being taken to ensure that farmers get a fair price for their produce. An innovative experiment of making payment on ideal rate based on the difference of support price and market price to farmers will be made.  On the benefits of mobile app Mr. Chouhan said that this revolutionary step of the Revenue Department will bring about a change in future and bring freedom from the traditional ‘basta’. He instructed on the use of NIC for app operation.

He said that people had a lot of expectations from the Revenue Department and its team. Crop girdawari is a significant process undertaken every year. It is undertaken twice in a year after the sowing of Kharif and Rabi season. It is registered in land records. It is a process of collecting agriculture statistics on the basis of which information regarding estimate of the crop area and production is prepared.

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