Press Releases

20 April 2020
20 April 2020

  • Chandigarh, April 20- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal has directed the officials to start the mapping of land assets in the green zones of Mahendragarh, Rewari, and Jhajjar districts of the State through the Survey of India following the guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs during the lockdown period after obtaining the necessary permission from the Government.
  • The Chief Minister said this in a meeting while reviewing the project of mapping of land assets of the State by Survey of India today through video conferencing with Surveyor General of India Lieutenant General (Retd), Mr. Girish Kumar. Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Dushyant Chautala was also present in the meeting.
  • The Chief Minister also directed the concerned officers to develop a dashboard in coordination with the National Informatics Centre to keep track of the mapping, for which the first phase of survey has been completed and the Chief Minister will personally monitor it. He also directed to immediately appoint a Director of Land Records and Land Records Officer separately. He said that till the Director is not appointed, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Haryana, Mr. V. Umashankar will coordinate with the Survey of India.
  • It is noteworthy that the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has given permission to the states to carry out industrial and economic activities during the lockdown period with some conditions from April 20 onwards, except in containment zones, and in the first phase, Haryana too has started some activities.
  • The work of mapping of Survey of India is also a part of this. Three districts of Haryana, Mahendragarh, Rewari and Jhajjar have been declared green zones as positive COVID-19 cases have not been registered in these districts.
  • The Chief Minister was also informed at the meeting that data acquisition using drones has been completed in 75 villages of 15 districts, while the process of data collection is underway in Karnal and Sonepat districts.
  • A preliminary base map of the population (Lal Dora) has been prepared for three villages in Sonipat, five villages each in Panchkula and Karnal, four villages each in Sirsa and Panipat and five villages in district Faridabad, he added.
  • He further said that these 26 villages have invited objections or suggestions and are ready to resolve or settle such objections within seven days. He also said that a District Development and Panchayat Officer will be designated as the Nodal Officer for the activities related to the Lal Dora region. In addition, a unique ID will be provided to every property or residential land on the lines of the ID provided for urban areas by the Urban Local Bodies Department, he added. He said that necessary directions have been issued by the Department of Development and Panchayats in this regard.
  • In the meeting Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshani Anand Arora, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. V. Umashankar, Additional Chief Secretary and Financial Commissioner, Revenue and Disaster Management and Consolidation Departments, Mr. Dhanpat Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Science and Technology Department, Mr. Amit Jha, Additional Chief Secretary, Urban Local Bodies Department, Mr. SN Roy, Principal Secretary, Development and Panchayats Department, Mr. Sudhir Rajpal, Deputy Commissioner Panchkula, Mr. Mukesh Kumar Ahuja and other senior officers of Revenue and Disaster Management, Development and Panchayats and National Informatics Centre (NIC) were also present.
  • Chandigarh, April 20- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal said that it is the aim of State Government to ensure each eligible beneficiary in the State gets the benefits of all welfare policies and programmes of the government. He further directed to collect a database of every family covered under Parivar Pehchan Patra. He noted that verification of over 9 lakhs families has been completed under Mukhya Mantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana (MMPSY) scheme, therefore Higher Education institutions and schools should ask the children to fill the 'Parivar Pehchan Patra' performa at the time of admission so that the factual data of every household can be collected.
  • The Chief Minister was presiding over a meeting with the officers, regarding the Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP) through video conferencing here today.
  • Apart from that, all those proposed to be covered under social security pensions may be covered under 'Parivar Pehchan Patra' forms, so that the data can be used by the departments to give benefit of various welfare schemes to its actual beneficiary, the Chief Minister added.
  • The Chief Minister said that the families covered under Public Distribution System, including, Below Poverty Line (BLP), Above Poverty Line (APL) and Other Priority Households (OPH) families should also be asked to update their family details in the 'Parivar Pehchan Patra'.
  • The Chief Minister said that the possibility of including domestic helps and labourers presently working in Haryana under a separate category can be explored.
  • During the meeting Principal Secretary, Citizen Resource Information Department and Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. V. Umashankar, shared that currently, data of 18,27,537 families has been updated and added in the 'Parivar Pehchan Patra', while 12,56,311 families are enrolled in MMPSY and 9,08,259 families have been verified by the Treasury Officers.
  • He further shared that the plans are being made for the strengthening of MMPSY schemes through external linkages and State databases would be integrated with the 'Parivar Pehchan Patra'. He said that the entire process including beneficiary registration, verification, and disbursement of payment is paperless.
  • He informed that bank account validation is being carried out using the penny drop mechanism, which is first of its kind in Haryana.
  • In the meeting Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Principal Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology Department, Mr. Ankur Gupta, Principal Secretary Citizen Resource Information Department and Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. V. Umashankar, Principal Secretary, General Administration Department, Mr. Vijayendra Kumar, Director-General, Swarna Jayanti Haryana Institute for Fiscal Management, Mr. Vikas Gupta were present in the meeting.