Karnataka Land Department goes Online
The process of buying and renting property in Karnataka just got a lot simpler. Citizens who wish to buy or rent property will no longer have to visit a sub-registrar's office to register properties and get certified hard copies of the registered documents.
The stamps and registration department has launched Kaveri online facility (http:kaverionline. karnataka. gov. in) that allows online registration of properties and also free downloading of property registration documents, including certified sale deeds and encumbrance certificates.
"We have successfully tested this service at our Gandhinagar (Bengaluru) sub-registrar office, and soon it will be available across sub-registrar offices in Karnataka. Once launched, people can get property documents from anywhere," said InspectorGeneral of Registration and Commissioner of Stamps Manoj Kumar Meena.
With introduction of the service, citizens no longer have to depend on real estate agents or make multiple trips to sub-registrar offices to procure certified hard copies of property transactions. It also reduces the possibility of cheating by opening up the transaction history of a property.
Officials said that the time required to download a document from the web-