MULTAN

The drive for automation of revenue and land records further picks up in Multan district as the land record of 14 more villages of Shujabad Town has been put online. Revenue sources said that Multan district led all districts of Punjab in ongoing computerization drive and the automation of entire data of Multan district would be done very soon. Sources said that DCO Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah had also issued special direction to all revenue officers to provide entire record and data to the computerisation teams without any delay. He assured the teams that the availability of equipment and all other resources at four centres set up for the computerisation of record would be ensured.

Rs1.48 b revenue target for Multan: The government has fixed Rs1.48 billion revenue target for Multan district and DCO Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah has directed all revenue officials to ensure 100 per cent recovery of government dues. Chairing a meeting of revenue and recovery officers here on Tuesday, he warned that no negligence or failure in recovery would be tolerated. He said that out of total target, Rs870 million would be recovered from Stamp Duty, Rs260 million Registration fee, Rs470 million Land Revenue, Rs. 65 million Water Rate and Rs. 29 million

Agricultural Income Tax.

He also issued order for launching of crackdown on water thieves and asked the concerned officials to get registered police cases against persons found guilty of water theft.  It was told at the meeting that a total of 166 water theft cases were registered in Multan district out of which 10 were registered in Multan city, 150 Saddr, four Shujabad and two Jalalpur Pirwala.