HYDERABAD: As a part of introducing new Revenue bill to bring more transparency and avoid corruption the Telangana government led by Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Monday scrapped the Village Revenue Officer (VRO) system and ordered to submit all records of the VRO’s across the state.
The state government had officially asked all the VROs to submit their records to their respective District Collectors by 3 pm on Today. Meanwhile, the VROs expressed dissatisfaction over the government’s decision of removing VRO to root out the corruption in the revenue department. The VROs even questioned the government to clarify over the current position of their jobs.
Following the decision of CM KCR the state chief secretary Somesh Kumar ordered all the district collectors to collect records from VROs by 3 pm and submit the same to the government by 5 pm.
Meanwhile the state government had introduced new Revenue Bill 2020 in today’s assembly session. The state government aimed at introducing this new bill to maintain fair and transparency in all revenue departments by reducing human interface in transactions related to land purchase.