DENR Reports Land Management Accomplishment


The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 has registered a 104 percent accomplishment in land records computerization and digitization or equivalent to 656, 246 encoded land records and 926, 580 scanned survey records and public land applications as part of the land administration and management system (LAMS).

“LAMS is a system enhanced land record management facility that ensures integrity of land access to land information such as cadastral maps, isolated survey plans, public land applications, patents and titles, and also to perform quick processing of land transactions and updating of land records as well the tracking of applications undergoing processing,” said DENR 7 Regional Executive Director Dr. Isabelo R. Montejo.

Also, Montejo articulated the importance of the project as it identifies correction of missing, erroneous and conflicting land records, and provides an effective management through database and imaging technology by computerized inspection, verification and approval of survey returns.

“We have been continuously working towards ensuring the integrity of land information through sustained cleansing of land records of inconsistencies, duplication, errors and fraud,” he said.

Based on a report released by the Surveys and Mapping Division (SMD), DENR 7 regional office yielded a total of 605, 420 encoded land records and 369, 538 scanned survey records and public land applications, Bohol with 35, 782 and 430, 898 and Negros Oriental with 15, 227 and 126, 148.

LAMS project is anchored to the DENR Administrative Order Number 2010-18 dated June 23, 2010 which aims to establish an integrated land information system that will support effective land titling activities and electronic land information dissemination to local government units and other users.

Supportive to the effective land titling activities, Montejo expressed confidence the collaboration with other sectors of DENR and other agencies and the dissemination of electronic land information to local government units and other users. –