For agricultural power connections, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has recently simplified several procedures. In addition, TNERC has simplified the application process so that a co-owner does not need to provide a letter of consent for the applicant. Instead, he can provide an indemnity bond during the application process. Instead of a patta, chitta, and a NoC from the legal heirs, a single ownership certificate from the VAO is sufficient, as opposed to the previous system when a patta, chitta, and a NoC were required.
There has been a recent welcome change in the Land and Revenue administration across India with the digitisations of land records.
Tamil Nadu’s government has also made rapid strides in digitising its land records. This article provides step-by-step instructions for applying for your land records online, checking the status of your application and verifying that your Patta certificate is valid.
What is Patta Chitta?
According to the Government establishment, a Patta Chitta is a record related to land revenues that denotes land ownership. A Patta register is a record kept in a Taluk office, specifying the ownership portions of an entire landholding. Chitta is, in essence, a part of Patta that provides information about the ownership of land belonging to a particular person. Get a Complete Guide on Registration of Land in India Online.
What is Patta?
A Patta is a legal document issued by the Government of Tamil Nadu to the landed property owner. A Patta can act as a revenue record in the owner’s name and be obtained from the concerned Tahsildar’s office in a particular district.
The following details are available in a Patta:
- Name of the Owner
- The number of Patta
- The names of the concerned District, Taluk, and Village
- Survey number and subdivision
- Area or dimensions of the land
- Whether the land is a Dryland or a Wetland (Punjai Nilam and Nanjai Nilam in Tamil)
- Land Tax details
What is Chitta?
It is a legal document issued by the Government of Tamil Nadu and is maintained by the Taluk office and the Village Administrative Officer (VAO) of the concerned village. This document is extremely important for all transactions related to property and includes relevant details about the land’s size, ownership, area, etc. A Chitta also classifies the land into Punjai (dry land) and Nanjai (wetland).
The Government of Tamilnadu has incorporated a significant change in the Chitta system since 2015. As per these changes, the government has stopped issuing single Chittas. Instead, the relevant details of the Chitta have been included in the Patta, and the document so merged has been named ‘Patta Chitta’.
How to Apply Online for a Pattachitta? – eservices.tn.gov.in
You should follow the following steps to apply for a PattaChitta online.
- Click here and visit the official website of Tamil Nadu Revenue Services.
- Click the ‘View Patta & FMB/Citta/TSLR Extract’ link on the homepage.
- Select the following details related to the property for which you require the PattaChitta and click “Submit”.
- Area type ( urban/rural)
Enter the following details on the next page. Then enter the ‘Captcha’ and ‘submit’.
- Ward no
- Survey number
- Sub-division number
- While filing the online patta application, you need to submit a statutory fee of ₹100
- Upon successful submission of the fee and online Patta Chitta registration, a certificate will be generated online from the Town Survey Land Registration. It will contain information such as the locality, the land type, the survey number, the type of construction on the property and so on.
How to Check the Status of the Online Application?
You can check the status of your online application by following the easy steps mentioned below.
- Visit the Tamil Nadu e-district portal: https://edistricts.tn.gov.in/revenue_report/status.html
- Enter your application Id, the ‘Captcha’ and click ‘Submit.’
- Click ‘Get Status’
- Your patta chitta online status will be displayed on the screen.
How to Check Validity?
You can check the validity of your Patta Certificate by following these simple steps.
- Visit Tamil Nadu Government e-Services Portal.
- Click on ‘Verify Patta’
- Enter your unique reference number on the space provided and click the ‘Submit’ button
- The validity details will be displayed on your screen.
Patta Chitta documents are important legal evidence if you want to buy or sell any landed property. The Tamil Nadu Government has made adequate arrangements where you can apply for your Patta Chitta online and can get your Patta certificate after following a few simple steps, as mentioned above. For more details, you can discuss with the patta chitta customer care of the Government of Tamil Nadu. I hope we have provided sufficient information regarding Patta Chitta. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team for any help or leave us your comment below.
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