Punjab Government Launches e-stamp papers System
The government of Punjab is moving toward e-governance and has launched the e-stamp papers system in 144 tehsils of the province. Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said the government was quickly moving towards e-governance and after land record management information system, e-stamp papers system has been launched in the province.
The launching ceremony of e-stamp papers was held at Arfa Karim Software Technology Park on Monday. Provincial Ministers Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Ata Manika, Advisor Dr. Umer Saif, Senior Member Board of Revenue and Deputy Governor of the State Bank also addressed the ceremony. Provincial Ministers, Members Assembly, Chief Secretary, IT experts, columnists and a large number of boy and girl students were also present on the launch event.
Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the new e-stamp papers system is a revolutionary step of the provincial government for removal of exploitation and falsification. He further said that the 70-years old system of judicial and non-judicial stamp papers had been changed with the new system in the province and the new system of e-stamp papers will also eliminate the practice of issuance of stamp papers in back dates and the difficulties of the people concerning accurate estimation of their properties will be fixed.
CM said that the modern technology will also be introduced in other sectors including education, health, police, etc. the modern system will also be introduced in the hospitals in order to ensure attendance of doctors and paramedical staff as well as control misappropriation of medicines, he said.
Chief Minister said that the new e-stamp paper will allow the customers to have the stamp paper in just 15 minutes rather than to wait for three days. They will also not have to pay frequent visits to offices and banks. For having stamp papers
He added that the new system of e-stamp papers will be beneficial, and the revenue recovery has increased by 33 percent.
CM Shehbaz Sharif said that no society can progress without justice but unluckily justice is sold in police stations and katcheries. He said that justice is vital for progress and development of the country.
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