The Minister of Lands and Housing, Abu Kasenally presented this weekend, the Land Administration and Valuation Information Management System (LAVIMS). How this system the public interest? Simply by allowing it access to practical information about the properties of the country.
This project was made possible through the support of the Ministry of Finance and the Western Land Information Authority (Landgate) with funding of Rs 300 million.
In his speech, the Minister Abu Kasenally reiterated the importance of this initiative and expressed largely satisfied that this project has been completed and its operationalization is now a reality. " The goal of the Digital Cadastre, at my department, is to reduce the problems associated with properties, " said the minister.
LAVIMS will need the 24 officers who received training within the department and, according to Minister Kasenally 10 other students will be recruited to strengthen the workforce. Each field in Mauritius will be provided with a Parcel Identification Number (PIN) thus reducing the administrative problems and cases of expropriation.
On February 16, when he announced the implementation of the project operation, the Minister stressed that he will reduce if not eliminate bad practices.
Abu Kasenally remembered as "the Commission report speaks of Truth and Justice for victims of expropriation and land requirements" . "Precisely the register will allow better control," he asserted.
With LAVIMS, "each portion of residential land, industrial and agricultural has an identification number , "explained the minister. " The Digital Cadastre will list all the land in the territory of Mauritius. In this way, the risk of expropriation is reduced. Professionals in the land will know who owns land, " noted Abu Kasenally.
" These services will follow cadastral consolidation and modernization in accordance with International Geodetic Reference System (IGRS), " he said adding that his ministry has worked with the Registrar General's Office and the Valuation Department.