Soon, QR codes for Haryana buildings

  1. The Haryana government will implement an ambitious project of installing an 18-digit Quick Response(QR) code carrying metal plates outside all built-up structures across the state.
  2. The metal plates will be affixed to the buildings.It will contain a Unique Property Identification and QR code(Digital Door Number).
  3. This move is aimed at enhancing the property-based tax revenues.It will also increase funds for the Urban Local Bodies for future development through a real-time property tax collection mechanism.
  4. Apart from tax collection,the digitisation of records will also enable the government to link other government schemes and transfer of benefits to citizens using the same QR codes.
  5. QR code or Quick Response code is a two-dimensional machine readable code that is made up of black and white squares and are used for storing URLs or other information.These can be read by the camera of a smartphone.