ABOUT THE PUNJAB LAND RECORDS SOCIETY
Punjab Land Records Society is a society established (under Registration of Societies Act, 1860) by the Government of Punjab to formulate strategies, polices, plans and to assist the Revenue Department, State Government and Government of India in the effort to provide efficient and prompt services in the public matters. relating to land and revenue, through the use of Information Technology and its related fields.
The primary objective of the Punjab Land Records Society (PLRS) is to oversee, monitor the implementation of computerization and digitization of Land Records and related documents in Punjab for the overall benefit of the citizens and to provide Land Records related services through multiple common access infrastructeres like Sukhmani Centres to the public. This Society is a State level body being constituted specifically to mange the Land Records in all its dimensions and would work under the overall policy framework of Punjab State E- Governance Society (PSEGS).
ABOUT THE REVENUE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Revenue, Rehabilitation & Disaster Management is headed by the Financial Commissioner Revenue, who is also Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Punjab in respect of Revenue Department. The State of Punjab is divided into five divisions namely; Jalandhar, Patiala, Roopnagar, Ferozepur and Faridkot and each division is headed by the Divisional Commissioner. Divisions are divided into Districts, which are headed by the Deputy Commissioners, who also exercises the powers of Collector and Registrar under Indian Registration and Stamp Acts. Districts are divided into Sub-Divisions, Tehsils and Sub-Tehsils. Sub Divisions are headed by Sub Divisional Magistrates, Tehsils are headed by Tehsildars and Sub-Tehsils are headed by Naib Tehsildars. There are 23 districts, 93 Sub-Divisions, 93 Tehsils and 87 Sub-Tehsils in the State of Punjab.
The head office of the society is located in the office of the Director of Land Records, Punjab, Kapurthala Road, Jalandhar City, Punjab, India.