The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh has inaugurated the ONLINE MISSAL BANDOBAST RECORD SYSTEM of Raipur District at his residence and distributed Caste certificates to students on 17th November 2011. The link to these records (Raipur Record Room Online) is available at http://raipur.gov.in . Around 20 lakh bandobast record pages pertaining to 2119 villages of 15 tehsils have been scanned in one year before making them online. With this the people of the district can now besides accessing their age old land record documents print them for various purposes. This facility is a leap forward in the State’s e-Governance initiatives. Online availability of records to a great extent eased preparation of Caste and Domicile certificates of students which hitherto used to be a lengthy, cumbersome and time consuming process. The system facilitates availability of the following documents in a very user friendly manner.
Missal bandobast records of 1928-29
Chakbandi missal records of 1936
Chakbandi Naksha of 1939-40
Record of Rights of 1954-55
These records are used as reference in many cases including matters related to land disputes etc. The advantages of making these records online include
Protection from loss or damage due to external factors and tampering
Ease of search and access
Ease of maintenance
Relief to people of remote villages from visiting Tehsil offices and
In order to ensure security the scanned records are kept in NIC State server as well as in Treasury.
The Chief Minister in his message said that obtaining copies of land records and preparation of caste and domicile certificates have been considered by all to be very difficult tasks but a simple solution has been provided to this problem with the use of Information Technology which is a commendable effort. He congratulated the collector Dr. Rohit Yadav and NIC for this achievement.