Chandigarh: The Punjab Government today took a major initiative to make the working of Revenue Department transparent and people friendly by setting a deadline of a maximum 15 days for any land mutation.
In strict instructions issued by Bikram Singh Majithia, Revenue Minister every revenue official have been asked to ensure mutation of every land record within 15 days of its submission.
The Minister said that any officer failing in this would invite strict disciplinary action.
Issuing a directive to all Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars to make themselves available to the public in their respective offices from 9 AM to 5 PM, Majithia said that it was bounden duty of every Revenue Officer to remain accessible to public.
He said that he would be conducting surprise raids in various districts to check the compliance of these instructions in letter and spirit.