General Land Register:
General Land Register (GLR) is the authenticated record of the Govt of India in respect of lands and tenures situated in the Cantonment. It is held by the Cantonment Board in respect of land situated in civil area and by Defence Estate Officer, Agra in respect of lands situated in non civil areas of the Cantt.
It is a public document and can be inspected by anybody by paying a nominal fee to Board or DEO as the case may be. The GLR may be compared with the ‘Khatauni’ of State Govt. No other authority or department is competent to maintain this record. Corresponding to GLR there also exists a plan called GLR plan indicating the site maps of various survey numbers of the land situated in the Cantonment. The recorded entries in the GLR include –
Sy.No., area, description/purpose of property, classification of land, tenure of land and the name of the HOR.
The GLR is a legal document and entries mentioned in it are admissible in court of laws.
How to obtain CTC of GLR record:
Any person desiring to obtain a copy of any record mentioned in the GLR can apply on a general application form available at the website or in the office stating the purpose for which it is required. The applicant shall have to pay a fee of Rs. …. To obtain this record, called GLR extract.
Any person desiring to obtain a copy of any record mentioned in the GLR can also apply for supplying a plan (Map) of the record in question indicating the survey number and its boundaries.