Now get your stamp papers online

Ujjain : Stamp papers may soon become history in view of denizens. State government has decided to completely do away with stamp papers of denominations of Rs 100 and above and replace them with e-stamps, a move aimed at ensuring easier transactions and check fraudulent practices by unregistered vendors. The service will start from August 1, it is a pilot of state government, under which applicant can get instant registry of their possession and are able to generate stamps and pay revenue to the government online. Applicants will be given specific date and time slot for their works.

Giving the information, ADM Avadesh Sharma, at a meeting organized by local administration for stamp vendors and MP Online kiosk operators on for briefing of the new services he told, under this service, the user will be given a unique computer-generated code after he makes the payment for purchase of non-judicial stamps. The code can then be used in place of stamps. The service will be a secure way of paying non-judicial stamp duty to the government and is also aimed at removing problems like lack of availability of stamp papers, black marketing of stamp papers by vendors etc.

We invite vendors for providing e-stamping services from August 1, a formal training will be given to service providers at Bhopal, after which service provider will be given authorized vending license. Also banks which are willing to provide online portals and payments service are also welcome. The complete switchover to the e-stamp mode will prevent all fraudulent practice in this field, said Sharma

The service, if started, will bring a lot of respite to the consumers and at the same time will also bring transparency as everything will be online”, said DIG, registrar office DS Kansotiya. Also once the service becomes operational completely, and the problem of lack of availability of stamp papers especially in big denominations will be over, said District Registrar RS Kushwaha.

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