Punjab Land Record Authority – LRMIS (PLRA)


St No 5, Diplomatic Enclave, G-5, Islamabad

Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 52.701K

Start Date: 2016-03-01

End Date: 2017-03-30


Team Members

Ahmed Afzal
(Team Leader)
Hammad Rehman
(Project Coordinator)
Zahid Jamal
(Survey Expert and Data Analyst)
Muhammad Zubair
(Field Manager)

Project Description

Land Records Management and Information Systems is a World Bank-financed project and is being executed by the Government of Punjab through Project Management Unit - Board of Revenue. The project involves the computerization of land records with the objective to improve and modernize the system of maintenance of land revenue records and provide land record related services to the public in a more efficient way that these were previously provided. Landowners will be able to verify the ownership of lands, alienate, and acquire the rights to land in a transparent, easy, and secure manner. The program consists of two main thematic components and their subcomponents as given below: Institutional Development - including robust software, policy, and legal frameworks, change management, infrastructure, operations and maintenance, and human resource development. Service Delivery - covering business process re-engineering, land records management information system (data validation, entry, automation, software hardware connectivity, information maintenance, and spatial data capabilities), centers (Arazi Record Centers), public awareness, and quality assurance.

Services provided by APEX

APEX devised the methodology, and conducted quantitative (1600 interviews) and qualitative survey (08 FGDs and 24 KIIs). The end of the project survey captured the project output, outcome, and impact on different stakeholders but also focused on development and governance objectives as well. APEX selected a survey team having both male and female surveyors for 36 districts of Punjab. ACP conducted a small scale pilot survey and prepare a sample report, after review and comments of PMU, the consultants finalized survey tools and conducted a full scale survey and prepare the report.