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Goa, the union territory is all set to launch the national generic document registration system [NGDRS] next week.

Nilesh Cabral, the law and judiciary minister informed that the residents have to upload all the related documents online and will be required to visit the office of sub-registrar once only to finalize the registration. He further said that the automatic stamp duty registration is also planned to be started from this month.

The minister also said that the residents can call or message him on his mobile phone directly if they face any difficulty or glitches in using the national generic document registration system.

The minister for law and judiciary was quoted saying that earlier people were complaining about visiting the sub-registrar’s office multiple for land registration. But now the introduction of national generic document registration system [NGDRS] enable the residents to upload the documents online and visit the sub-registrar’s office for one and final time that too on the given date and time.

The NGDRS is a transparent and a hassle-free process for land registration and will also curb corruption by manifold. Earlier to this union territory, Punjab, Manipur and Andaman & Nicobar have implemented this system in their respective jurisdictions.

The minister also said that the system will be improvised on the basis of residents feedback however minor issues are solved as the same was first implemented in Quepem his home taluka before introducing the same in all 12 taluka sub-registrar offices.

The law minister also said that we have complicated laws as many laws are inherited from the Portuguese. However, the national informatics centre (NIC) has customized them according to our requirements. This is a step towards building digital India.

He also informed that help desks are also been organized at all sub-registrar offices. He also held meeting with advocates and said that people should deal with patience while working with the system.

Under the Union ministry of Electronics and Information Technology the national information center [NIC] has developed the national generic document registration system and this has been implemented for a cost of worth Rs. 40 crore all over the country.

Cabral, also said that this system will improve the ease of doing business in Goa and the residents will get serial numbers on the basis of first come first serve.