The electronic registration (e-registration) project in the state is set to become a reality soon as the state government would sign the concession agreement with IL&FS- Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDC) within 15 days for implementing the Rs 100-crore project.
The project is being taken up on the public private partnership (PPP) mode and it would be implemented by on BOOT (build, own, operate and transfer) basis by the Orissa e-Governance Services Limited, a special purpose vehicle formed by the Orissa Computer Application Centre and IL&FS-IDC.
Pradipta K Mohapatra, the state IT secretary said, “We are going to sign the concession agreement with IL&FS-IDC within 15 days for implementing the e-registration project. As many as 176 sub-registrar offices in the state have already been computerized to facilitate the implementation of the project.” He pointed out that the project would generate employment for around 600 people.
Mohapatra was speaking at a seminar on Moving Ahead with Innovation, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The e-registration project will be applicable to all essential records including birth, marriage and death certificates as well as land records.
The objectives of this project are to replace existing manual systems of verification and scrutiny of documents, ensure valuation of properties, capturing and preserving copies of the documents and maintenance of back office records.