Friday, 31 March, 2023
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Land mutation within 28 days: Kamal

 Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said people now has the advantage of getting mutation done in a maximum of 28 working days compared to 45 working days taken earlier.

“The traditional land mutation process has been replaced by the E-Mutation system under the overall coordination of the Ministry Land and with assistance from Land Reforms Board, ICT Division and A2I project,” he said while placing the proposed national budget for the fiscal 2020-21 in the parliament.

Mustafa Kamal said the Ministry of Land has commenced full implementation of E-Mutation from 1st July 2019 simultaneously across the country excepting three Hill Districts.

“The E-Mutation system is currently in operation in 485 upazila land and circle offices and 3 thousand 617 union land offices. As part of the special service-oriented program’ under the Mujib Borsho, acceptance of manual application for mutation has been discontinued from 17th March 2020,” he added.

Under the traditional system, the finance minister said, people had to go to land offices to get the mutation done and frequent travels required for the purpose involved a waste of time and money.

“In continuation of the Land Ministry’s slogan of ‘Land Services in the Palm of your Hand’ people now has the advantage of getting mutation done in a maximum of 28 working days compared to 45 working days taken earlier,” he added.

Kamal informed that this E-Mutation program has attracted attention of the international community and received global appreciation.

“As recognition of the deed, Bangladesh has, for the first time, received the prestigious United Nations Public Service Award 2020 in the category of ‘Developing Transparent and Accountable Public Institutions,” he added.