Sri Lanka to launch e-Land Registration programme by August

Jun 30, 2020 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's e-Land Registration programme is expected to launch by August this year with the support of the Information & Communication Technology Agency (ICTA), President's Media Division said.

Under this programme, an e-Passbook will be issued for the lands registered under the e-Land Registration system.

With the new registration programme, details of the land deeds and title abstracts will be computerized. Information on title abstracts can be obtained online by Attorneys, Notaries, any individual or any government institute.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed the relevant officials to expedite the system of electronic registration of lands in order to eradicate frauds in land registration to speed up the process of land registration.

During a discussion on the e-Land Registration system held at the Presidential Secretariat today, President Rajapaksa has highlighted the importance of accelerating the e-Land Registration system in collaboration with the Department of Land Commissioner, Land Title Settlement Department, Survey Department, and the Registrar General Department.

President has emphasized that effective coordination among related entities in charge of land registration should be maintained. President has also advised to set up a committee comprising the Ministries of Wildlife, Forest Conservation, and Environment.

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