Landowners in Maharashtra will now be able to access crucial land record documents online. The government has made available the 7/12 extract a crucial document from the Land Register of any district in Maharashtra that gives complete information about a particular piece of land online with a digital signature. People won’t need to go to the collectors or tehsil offices to get the 7/12 extract. These records can be accessed from anywhere. It will reduce human interference, which will help us curb corruption and keep a check on fraudulent cases.

The project was unveiled on land records from three districts Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri and Solapur are yet to be updated with digital signatures and will take another three months to become available. The services will be made available for all the districts from August 1.