Principal Secretary Municipal Administration Arvind Kumar today said that TS-BPASS (Telangana State Building Permission Approval and Self-Certification System) will be implemented only after obtaining the approval from the cabinet. He said that trial testing of the software is meanwhile going on.
In a statement, he said that as a follow up of Telangana Municipality Act 2019 and in order to implement the provisions contained therein especially those relating to building permissions, layout approvals and town planning, the Municipal administration department has developed TSBPASS, on lines of TSIPASS.
The Principle Secretary stated that TS-bPASS aims at according building approvals in a time-bound and transparent manner and is based on self-certification process. Software updation of TS-bPASS especially those relating to integration with other departments and including the certain category of prohibitory survey numbers (such as Govt lands, water bodies etc) is going on right now.
After completion of this process, it will be placed for discussion and consideration in the Cabinet which will go through all aspects contained under TS-bPASS and discuss at length on how to simplify, streamline and make the entire process transparent and easy for the citizens, he added.