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eDistrict Manipur: Frequently Asked Questions

10 Feb 2021

Q. How can I register at e-District Portal?

Ans. If you are a new user then click on “Click here to log in with ePramaan”. Click on “Register”. Follow the instruction on the screen and upon successful registration, you will be redirected automatically to your inbox. For the already registered user in ePramaan click on “Click here to log in with ePramaan”. Enter your Username / Aadhaar Number and Password, enter the captcha and then click Login.

Q. What should I do if my application has been rejected?

Ans. You will have to apply again after completing the documents/procedure because once the application is rejected by the concerned authority; no further action can be taken.

Q. How can I view the status of my application?

Ans. This can be seen from the ‘Application Status’ link on the home page.

Income Certificate

Q. What are the eligibility criteria for availing Income Certificate?

Ans. The applicant should be a resident of Manipur.

Q. What all documents are required for applying for an income certificate?

Ans. Following documents are required for applying for an income certificate:

  • Residential Proof: Residential Certificate issued by S.D.O/EPIC/ Passport/ Ration Card/Govt. Id card/ Defence ID Card/Pan Card
  • Income Proof: Salary Certificate, Income Proof from Gram Pradhan/ Municipality Councilor, IT Return Certificate
  • Photograph

Q. How much a citizen has to pay for this service?

Ans. This service does not require any payment.

Q. For how long this certificate holds valid?

Ans. The income certificate is valid for the current financial year only from the date of issuance.

Domicile / PRC Certificate

Q. What are the eligibility criteria for availing Domicile Certificate?

Ans. The applicant should be a resident of Manipur

Q. What all documents are required for applying for a Domicile certificate?

Ans. Following documents are required for applying for a domicile certificate:

  • Residential Proof: Documentary Evidence of Rented House (Photocopy of Land Deed/Documentary Evidence of Residential Land, Residential Certificate issued by S.D.O.
  • Identity Proof: Defense ID Card/Pan Card/Govt. ID Card/Passport/Driving License/Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC)/Ration Card, Certificate by Gram PanchayatPradhan/Certificate from MLA/Certificate from MP,
  • Birth Proof: Admit Card for Secondary Examination/Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • Passport Size Photograph

Q. How much a citizen has to pay for this service?

Ans. This service does not require any payment.

Registration (Revenue Department)

Q. Do we need Registration of the transfer of Property?

Ans. Registration of transaction of property is required for the immovable property which has the value of one hundred rupees or more. When we go for Registration of transactions of immovable property, it becomes a permanent public record. This serves as a notice to the general public and enables the public to verify if the property has been previously encumbered during the transfer of property.

According to the Transfer of Property Act right, title or interest can be acquired only if the deed is registered.

Q. What should be the language of the document?

Ans. The language of a document presented for registration should be in a language commonly used in the district existing in the State. Under section 19 of the Act, the Registering Officer is empowered to refuse to register a document if it is presented for registration in a language that is not commonly used in the district unless the document is accompanied by a true translation into a language commonly used in the district and also by a true copy.

Q. Who are the persons authorised to write a deed?

Ans. A deed may be personally written by the executant or may be drafted by a licensed deed writer or advocate.

Q. What are the documents of which registration is compulsory?

Ans. Section 17 of the Registration Act, 1908 lays down different categories of documents for which registration is compulsory. The documents relating to the following transactions of immovable properties are required to be compulsorily registered;

  1. Instruments of the gift of immovable property
  2. Lease of immovable property from year to year or for any term exceeding one year.
  3. Instruments that create or extinguish any right or title to or in immovable property of a value of more than one hundred rupees.

Q. What are the documents of which registration is optional?

Ans. Section 18 of the Act lays down the instruments of which registration is optional. Some of these instruments are listed as under:-

  1. Instruments (other than instruments of gifts and wills) relating to the transfer of immovable property, the value of which is less than one hundred rupees.
  2. Instruments acknowledging the receipt or payment of any consideration.
  3. Lease of immovable property for a term less than one year.
  4. Instruments transferring any decree or order of a court where the subject matter of such decree or order is an immovable property, the value of which is less than one hundred rupees.

Q. What is “Immovable property”?

Ans. This is defined in Section 2(6) of the Registration Act, 1908. The term “Immovable property” includes: “Land, buildings, hereditary allowances, rights to ways, lights, fisheries or any other benefit to arise out of the land, and things attached to the earth, or permanently fastened to anything which is attached to the earth, but not standing timber, growing crops nor grass.”

Q. What happens if the deeds or documents which are compulsorily required to be registered are not registered?

Ans. According to Section 49(c) of the Act, if a document of which registration is compulsory under Section 17 of the Registration Act, has not been registered, then it will not be admissible as evidence in a court of law.

Q. Where is the registration of the document to be done?

Ans. As per Section 28 and 29 of the Registration Act, the document should be presented for registration at the office of the Sub-Registrar within whose sub-district the whole or some portion of the property to which such document relates is situated.

Q. What if the plot of land is lying in between the jurisdictions of two SROs?

Ans. It can be in the office of either Sub-Registrar under the State Government at which the persons executing and claiming under the document desire the same to be registered.

Q. Who should be present at the time of registration?

Ans. A deed may be presented for registration either by claiming or executing party but the executant/executants must be present to admit execution (signing) of the deed (Please see Sec.32 of Registration Act 1908)

Q. Who can sign as a witness to a document?

Ans. Any person, above 18 years of age and not a party to the document may sign as a witness.

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