Welfare Of the People

Monday, December 21, 2015
Welfare of the People

Welfare of the people

Shri Eknathrao Khadse (MLA of Maharashtra)

Minister of Revenue, Agriculture, Excise and Minority Affairs

For Ease of Doing Business

There is provision for giving authority to businessmen to use any land for non agricultural purpose within 60 days from notice under section 44 A of the Maharashtra Land Revenue Code, 1966. The businessmen will get financial assistance quickly as they will receive the authority to use land for non agricultural purpose (Bill of 24/4/2014).

Digging out Sand

According to new Policy, use of Modern Technology like E-Tendering, E-Auction, measurement of Total Station Belt of Mines by machines and SMAT (Sand Mining and Approval System).

Under all-inclusive new Policy

Action against sand smugglers under M. P. D. A. Improvement under way in the Law and Rules for Sand Theft. Use of Computer systems for end to end mode of work. Decision to remove the ban on withdrawing sand from beaches in Konkan.

Modernization and Simplification of Land Records

E –mutation started in 17 Taluks of the state and trial run in 228 Taluks. Decision to start E –mutation in the whole state from 1 August, 2015. Decision to make E –mutation available throughout the state till 31 March, 2016. E-records – the scanning of Revenue Records is done by private institute. The work for the first stage to be completed till 31 March, 2015 and of the second stage till 31 March, 2016.

Department of Registration and Stamps

No stamp duty will be charged while transferring residential or agricultural land to the husband, wife, son, daughter, widowed daughter in law and grandchildren. (Government Gazet of 24 April, 2015) If the Power of Attorney is made for transfer of property without any charge then a little amount of stamp duty will be charged. (Government Gazetof 24 April, 2015) The helpline 8888007777 is created for the people to clear the doubts about stamp duty. The Charter of Citizens is available to the people from the Department of Registrar in Marathi. To make the rates easy to understand, the rates will be indicated in percentage. Real time modernized information about documents registered on the website and Revenue is available. The second most Revenue producing Department in the State. The least Administrative expenditure compared to income- 0.8%. Registration of 9000 documents every day and of 24 lakh every year. The Department with a direct contact of around 2 crore people every year.