Mahmood Khan ordered to expedite the process of land record computerization.


The Chief Minister Mahmood Khan ordered to expedite the process of land record computerization. Mahmood Khan stressed that land litigations were the highest because it was the primary concern of majority of the people. Through the process of computerisation, the right owners will be identified and transparency will be introduced into the system which will make the process of deliverance of justice smooth as well as swift. He gave these orders during a detailed briefing given to him by the Board of Revenue for land record computerization. The Chief Minister was informed in detail about the computerization process in Malakand Division, Dir Upper and Dir Lower for which he approved the summary and budget. Minister for Revenue Shakeel Ahmad Khan, Chief Secretary Naveed Kamran Baloch, administrative secretaries and commissioner Malakand were present at the occasion. The Chief Minister directed to complete the land record computerization in all districts of the province on a priority basis. The Chief Minister was informed that in districts where the process was impeded because private organizations running the program were not paid, were now provided the required funds and the process is soon to be completed in these areas. The Chief Minister said that when the process completes, people will be able to transfer and acquire land easily. The Chief Minister said that all appointment and postings within the Revenue Department will be based purely on merit. All decisions made within the department will be in the light of the public interest.

The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that in the post-18th Amendment scenario the province is prepared to modernize the Higher Education in accordance of the requirements of the modern world. The Chief Minister said that they believed in providing quality education at the higher level. Higher education should be guiding policy for the betterment of society and prosperity of the nation. The Chief Minister expressed these views in a meeting with the Chairperson of the Higher Education Commission, Doctor Tariq Banuri while discussing the role of the Federal and Provincial governments in Higher Education after the 18th constitutional amendment. The Chief Minister was given a detailed briefing. He was informed that Punjab and Sindh had already formed their own Commissions on Higher Education and were exercising the powers provided to the provinces under the 18th amendment. While, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan were in the final stages of forming their own commissions. The Chief Minister was informed that the Federal Government was fully empowered in developing the syllabi for Higher Education in the provinces and the federal domain, however; provinces had full authority for monitoring and evaluation and the management of all provincial educational institutions. These rules are clearly defined in the law that regulates the Higher Education Commission, the CM was told. At the end of the meeting the secretary higher education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said that the province demanded that those powers which were delegated to the province under the 18th amendment should be immediately transferred. The Chief Minister said that the process of handing over the powers to provincial higher education commission will take place after a thorough analysis of the situation.


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