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Mayor launches ‘Palike Bhoomi’

The State government has taken one more major step in digital governance by making all BBMP’s property details just a click away. Mayor B N Manjunath Reddy on Monday launched ‘Palike Bhoomi’, a dedicated website on Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) properties, including buildings and lakes. The details of all the properties will be available to the public within two days.
After the launch that apart from details on properties, public can get information on encroachment and lease agreements among others. The website will be useful in preventing encroachment of Palike properties.
“Of the 5,512 properties, 3,715 have already been issued property identification (PID) numbers, and the process is on for another 1,067 properties. There are some technical and other issues which will be sorted and all the properties will get PID numbers,” Manjunath Reddy said.
“As many as 164 BBMP properties in East zone, 129 in West and 127 in South zone have been leased. Of these, three properties have been sold and the lease of 23 is coming to an end. The BBMP officials have rejected renewal of lease to 51 properties and another 12 properties is under dispute”, he said. This apart, 18 properties have been used for road widening and also for metro track construction, he added.

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