Recently the Cabinet of Punjab State has formally approved the implementation of the mission ‘Lal Lakir’ aimed at facilitating villagers to monetise property rights and availing benefits provided by government departments, institutions and banks in all villages inter-state. As no record of rights is available for such properties within the ‘Lal Lakir’, the same cannot currently be monetised as per the real value of the property and no mortgages can be created on such properties.
Lal Lakir Mission
- Under this mission, right of record of properties within ‘Lal Lakir’ in the villages will be prepared with the cooperation of the central government under the SVAMITVA (Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas) scheme.
- This scheme will enable mapping the land, households, habitation and all other areas falling within ‘Lal Lakir’. It will go a long way in improving the living standard of villagers and boosting their self-esteem.
- There are households within the ‘Lal Lakir’, which do not own property other than the areas within the ‘Lal Lakir’, and are thus at a disadvantage when it comes to monetising or realising the real value of the property, according to the state government statement.
- ‘Lal Lakir’ refers to land that is part of the village ‘abaadi’ (habitation) and is used for non-agriculture purposes only.
Punjab Cabinet Approves Mission Lal Lakir in all villages Punjab Cabinet Approves Mission Lal Lakir in all villages