The Delhi own digitized land record portal will go online from 13th February. This online system named Delhi Archives comprises of more than 60 lakh land digital records in the span of last 16.
Manish Sisodia, the Deputy Chief Minister will inaugurate this portal at the India International Centre.
The Delhi Archives is maintaining a digital record of more than four crore old records that includes government orders, rare photographs, and manuscripts that are dated from 1803 to 1993. More than 60 lakh documents are recorded in the first phase and the access to the documents having historical importance will be free to access.
According to an official, people can sign up and pay fee to download the documents in high resolution.
The digitization of records will benefit the people at large apart from the academicians and researchers. The people can easily find their ancestral properties particular those who are having family dispute over the property title.
One of the officials said that segregation of records in Delhi Achieves via catalog and meta-taggers will help people to find the records that were impossible to be found on the paper and thus people can access these documents easily by paying a nominal fee.
The uploaded records also have documents of historical importance including the documents of Bahadur Shah Zafar’s trial. He was the last emperor of Mughal dynasty.
This portal also has records related to the farman commonly known as imperial orders and sands of Shah Alam II along with records of 1857 revolt. The documents penetrating to land acquisition of the Lutyens’ zone and rare photographs of freedom fighters are also uploaded on this portal.