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Odisha CM Launches e-Certificate, Pauti App


28 December 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das


Bhubaneswar: As part of the 'Mo Sarkar' initiative Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today launched e-certificate and a Smartphone application "Pauti App" of the Revenue & Disaster Management Department through video conferencing at the Lok Seva Bhawan here.

Users can now pay land revenue through the Pauti App electronically sitting in their homes and get the rent receipt.

Applicants will now be able to apply online through edistrict.odisha.gov.in to get Residential, Income, etc certificates from any place any time.

Residential and Income Certificates will be issued to the applicants on the basis of self-certified documents uploaded by them. Applicants will be able to download the aforementioned certificates from the portal and from their mailboxes.

The Chief Minister has announced that these certificates will be made available to the applicants free of cost.

In addition to this "Solvency Certificate" has been abolished.

It has been also decided to make available several other certificates through this programme.

Similarly, in case of death of a government employee to get the deceased employee’s dues, Legal Heir certificate will not be required. Heirs of the deceased employee as entered in his/her Service Book will get all benefits.

During the launching of the mobile phone application the Chief Minister said that efforts are underway to bring "ease of living" in day to day life of the people in the delivery of government services.

The Chief Minister hoped that these steps will bring a revolutionary change in the lives of the public.

Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi said that this step will make revenue administration more people-centric.

Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said that 5T Initiatives has benefited the citizens in a large way in their day to day lives and such facility is nowhere available to date in the country.

5T Initiatives Secretary VK Pandian who was also present at the video conferencing praised the Revenue & Disaster Management Department for conceiving and implementing such an initiative in just four months.

Pandian said that suggestions have been sought from Collectors and employees for easing the issue of marriage and other certificates in the coming days.

Among others DGP, Chief Advisor to CMO, Principal Secretaries and Collectors of different districts were present at the video conference.

Sudam Marndi, Minister, Revenue & Disaster Management, Odisha