Ministry launches digital-based platform for agrarian services

Ministry launches digital-based platform for agrarian services

The Agrarian and Spatial Planning Minister/Head of the National Land Agency Sofyan A Djalil launched the digital-based platform for agrarian/spatial planning services in Jakarta, Wednesday (Sept 4, 2019). (ANTARA/Mentari Dwi Gayati/GTM)

"Initially, 42 branch offices of the National Land Agency in Greater Jakarta, Bandung City, Surabaya, Palembang, Medan, Balikpapan, and Makassar will start using the service
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Agrarian and Spatial Planning Ministry/National Land Agency (BPN) has launched an integrated digital-based agrarian and spatial services at its 42 branch offices, the minister, Sofyan A Djalil stated here Wednesday. "Initially, 42 branch offices of the National Land Agency in Greater Jakarta, Bandung City, Surabaya, Palembang, Medan, Balikpapan, and Makassar will start using the service," Djalil said.

New clients may use the digital-based platform to apply for a mortgage loan, the minister explained. The platform would enable people to report and check their land/spatial information and liabilities, he added.

One of the prime services offered by the ministry's new platform was a digital signature.

The digital signature, offered by the platform, would be soon available to validate legal land documents, Djalil explained.

Besides the digital signature, the ministry's latest platform also includes several services such as land mortgage liability, land/spatial information, and land registration.

State-owned lender Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) acting president director, Oni Febrianto Raharjo, also lauded the ministry's new platform on land/spatial services.

"This new platform may help the bank apply for a liability certificate over certain lands. This certificate is a requirement for the bank before organizing a land auction," Raharjo said. (INE)

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