I know you might be wondering, what is the term Khasra number all about. Let me put some light on the term for you, Khasra number is a unique number that is allotted to a piece of land in rural areas. In simple terms, it is basically like a survey number or plot number in urban areas.
Khasra number is a number that you must be well versed with as it plays a very crucial role in the land record search. If you are someone who is looking for land in rural areas of India, then make it a point to know the nitty-gritty of the Khasra number. It will help you in the times to come. Keep the Khasra number ready with you beforehand as you proceed further with the process of land record search by online mode or offline mode.
What is a Khasra Number?
As I told you before, the Khasra number is a unique number provided to a piece of land. The main goal of giving a Khasra number is to be able to identify the property as per the numbers given to them. It is a numeral identity of a piece of land.
For those of you who are unaware, the Khasra number is also assigned to the agricultural land present in the rural areas. In some regions of our country, Khasra is also penned down as Khesra.
Khasra number is a thing that is a must when you are planning to access land records.
How do the authorities allot the Khasra Number?
The main authorities take a map of the entire village and then they assign a Khasra number to each and every piece of land available in that particular village. That's why a Khasra number is a unique identification number that is allocated by the authorities to the land parcel, mainly in rural areas.
What is the importance of the Khasra Number?
Any kind of fraud or malpractices with respect to the land can easily be detected with the help of identification of the land. The identification can be done with the help of the Khasra number. It's of utmost importance in today's date as we hear about so many frauds happening on a daily basis.
Khasra number is actually a great way via which the landowners can keep a crystal clear record of their immovable assets through any changes that might reflect regard to their landholding pattern.
When we ponder about what's the system at this point, then let me share with you that now a large majority of the states provide all the information online, so this way you don't have to go anywhere to gather information. You can simply gather all the details online.
What is the purpose of Khasra Number?
Khasra number gives a different identity to each piece of land. Let's say for instance that you want to collect some information about
your land, then you will have to provide the authorities with the Khasra number and if the main authorities want to convey something to you about your land, then they will notify you regarding the same via your Khasra number. This consists of land-related frauds that are quite common, especially in rural India.
What is a Khata Number?
On the other hand, when we talk about Khata number, it is an account number that is allotted to a family which displays the entire landholding of all the members. It also goes by the name of Khewat Number.
A Khata number gives you all the details about the owners of the land and their total landholding. There can be a few changes in the Khewat number as per the changing ownership.
What is a Khatauni number?
A Khatauni Number is a kind of an account number that provides information on the land-holding pattern within a family. It offers you information about the land, its Khasra number, the number of people who own it, its total area, etc.
What is the difference between Khasra Number and Khatauni Number?
The Khasra number is one of the many important details that are maintained by the Indian states under records of rights, popularly known as Jamabandi or Fard. Along with the Khasra number, the authorities have a proper record that includes other details such as owner, mortgages, leases, crop details and cultivator’s details.
Khasra number is a Persian term that means a plot number that is given away to a specific piece of land in rural areas. Not just that, the plot number or survey number is also allotted to the land parcels in the urban areas that are pretty much equal to the rural areas' Khasra number.
If you want to get a hold of the documents, then you can search for the land record as per the state you are looking for. You might have to make use of either the Khata number or the Khetani number. In some cases, both Khata number and Khetani number are required by the respected authority.
Khasra provides you with every little detail that is somewhat linked to the fields or the areas in some way or the other such as measurement, details of owners and cultivators, type of crops and soil, etc. Khasra is a part of another document named Shajra that carries the entire map of the village.
Whereas the Khatauni number, contains the details of all the Khasra owned by a landowner. In short, Khatauni is the record of all the khasra that is owned by a family. In order to get your hands on the Khatauni number, you can pay a visit to the village tehsil or the Jan-suvidha centres.
You can also directly go to the official site of the revenue department concerned, to get the information, as most states provide it online. You will be able to find most of the information on the Bhulekh websites of the state concerned.
How can you find your Khasra Number/ Khata Number/ Khatauni Number?
Following is the complete list of names and websites of the states where you can easily find your khasra details: