The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to start online registration of land for both, residential and commercial projects from November 2017 onwards. The pilot project for e-registry will run in 11 districts, including Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Jaunpur, Mathura, Gorakhpur, Barabanki, Bareilly, Bahraich, Kasganj, Nawabganj and Moradabad.
To apply for registration, one has to log on to igrsup.gov.in. The site will have different sections regarding registration of property, application and verification of property. Applicants are required to create an ID and password. Once done, the applicant will get a registration number as a password on the mobile phone. Language option of Hindi has been incorporated for the e-registry.
The State's revenue department is also training officials to get acquainted with the process of online registration and to handle e-registration queries.
Recently, the Uttar Pradesh Housing and Development Board (UPHDB) had launched a revamped website, in line with guidelines for Indian government websites to offer greater convenience and security for making online payments.