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HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times
Chandigarh, March 05, 2013
In a bid to bring more transparency into the service delivery system and to provide hassle free services, the Punjab government has decided to bring more services under the ambit of Right to Service (RTS) Act. Disclosing this here on Tuesday Bhagat Chunni Lal, minister for local bodies, Punjab said that under local bodies department more services would soon be inducted beside twelve services already being given under RTS Act.

Divulging the detail of new services tipped to be inducted under the domain of RTS, the minister said that issue of copy of tax assessment register in cases of change of ownership, death, registered will, unregistered will and orders of court, issue of trade license and renew of trade license would be new entries under the RTS for which information could be sought by the public.

It is pertinent to mention that the services which are being provided to the public under RTS in local bodies department included sanction of building plan, issue of completion and occupation certificates, issue of no objection certificates, duplicate allotment letter and re-allotment letter, issue of conveyance deed, issue of no due certificate, transfer of property in case of sale, transfer of property in case of death, issue of permission for mortgage and sanction of water supply and sewerage connection.