Railways to complete computerization of land after Eid

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan Railways will complete the computerization of its across country land record immediately after Eid-ul-Fitr, an official in the Ministry of Railways said.

The hi-tech land management system is aimed at evaluating exact position of the department’s land situated across the country.

“A Land Record Management Information System (LRMS) is being developed with the support of Urban Unit of the Punjab government and an agreement has already been signed in this regard,” the official told the state-run news agency.

He said that it would be possible to inform about the ownership, location and condition of the Pakistan Railways property and land after the completion of the work.

“Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique is hopeful that millions acres of railways land would be recovered after the formation of system and transparency could be made in the matters of land and property,” he remarked.

The official Railways is also struggling to win the “Title of Land” in the name of the railways from the provinces and the work on the project has already been under progress on the directions of the Minister.

The work on “Title of Land” has almost been completed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and authorities of other provinces are also being contacted in this regard, he added.

To a question, he said the Pakistan Railways has also started work on value auditioning of its land through a transparent system and 300 shops are being developed with the investment of three Pakistan Railways companies including PRACS, RAILCOP and REDAMCO.