Targeting the rural population, the Uttar Pradesh government will launch an Android based mobile application on Thursday which will allow users to access over 7 lakh pending revenue cases in about 1600 revenue courts across the state and download orders as well.
The mobile application, which has been prepared with the help of NIC, would be termed “Revenue Court Computerised Management System (RCCMS)” and aim at reducing the load on revenue offices. The application, which can be downloaded from the address vaad.up.nic.in/AppLanding/index.html, would provide search for cases on the basis of year, case number, date of filing of case, date of listing of case and details of petitioner or respondent’s name.
Declaring February 11 as ‘Rajasva Diwas’ (Revenue Day), the state government would also implement the new Revenue Code, which will do away with 39 different revenue related Acts including Land Revenue Act 1901, zamindari abolition and land reform Act, among others.
The UP Revenue Board is also likely to get its own “flag” on Thursday, which would be put on every revenue office across the state. To speed up revenue-related procedures across the state, the government would also felicitate 18 district magistrates, 18 sub-divisional magistrates and 18 tehsildars, who have taken special initiatives to resolve cases in their respective divisions.
Revenue courts across the state handle cases related to land disputes, disputes regarding distribution of inherited property, regarding auction of property, illegal encroachments on gram sabha lands, etc.
“Revenue offices are the backbone of all departments at the grassroots level as they handle all the burden of the district. Thus, all these initiatives would not only reduce that burden but also help the public, which had to visit revenue courts just to get details of their cases,” said Anil Kumar Gupta, chairman of UP Revenue Board.