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Goa First State To Digitize Land Records

Goa has earned the distinction of being the first State in the country to completely digitize its land records both the textual records as well as the graphic meaning maps.
This achievement is more significant considering the fact that the meticulous records maintained by the erstwhile Portuguese regime have also been digitized.
Citizens can now get computerized print outs of land records as well as survey plans from any office of the Directorate of Settlement and Land Records.
More significant is the fact that merging the textual as well as graphic records has been achieved as a result of which citizens can now get both these documents as one document which has been classified as Form XV while Form I & XIV is the textual record of the land.
Currently, the department is working on updating land acquisitions which will include transfer of lands between individuals, on a regular basis.

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