1.What is Pahani(RTC) ?
2.Why is Pahani required ?
3.What does Pahani contain?
4.How to get the Pahani ?
5.How is the computerised RTC different from manual RTC ?
6.What are the benefits of computerisation to the Public ?
7.What happens if I take manually written RTC in Computerised Taluk ?
8.What is Mutation ?"
9.Is there any difference in Land Records Updation Process after Computerisation ?
10.When does the Owner name and his details Change ?
11.How to bring New Owner's name or change the owner's details in the RTC ?
12.What is Objection and how to raise it ?
13.When does crop data change in RTC ?
14.What to do if crops information is wrong in RTC ?







What is Pahani(RTC) ?

Pahani(RTC) is a very important revenue records, as it contains details of land such as owners' details,
area, assessment, water rate, soil type, nature of possession of the Land, Liabilities, Tenancy and Crops grown, etc.

Why is Pahani required ? 

Pahani is required for various purposes:
1. To know the genuiness of seller(owner) when land is being purchased.
2. It is required at Sub-Register's office when sale transaction is being done 
3. To raise the farm credit / loan from the Bank.
4. Court needs Pahani in case of Civil litigation.
5. For personal purpose."

What does Pahani contain?

Pahani contains valuable data related to piece of Land. It has the following information :
1. Survey Number and Hissa Number of Land.
2. Total Land under the Pahani.
3. Land Revenue details.
4. Land Owner's name with Extents and Khatha Number.
5. The way land is acquired by the owner.
6. Government/Public rights on the Land. 
7. Liabilities of the Owners on the Land.
8. Classification of the Soil.
9. Number of Trees.
10. Source of irrigation and area irrigated.
11. Cultivators Details.
12. Utilisation of land under various categories.
13. Details of Crops grown season-wise.
14. Details of Mixed Crops.

How to get the Pahani ?

One can get the signed copy of computerized PAHANI from PAHANI CENTRE, set up at the Tahsildar Office, instantaneously by paying Rs.15.00. If he is unable to come to Taluk office, it can be collected by paying Rs.15.00 to Village Accountant / Revenue Inspector, who inturn will collect computerized PAHANI from PAHANI CENTRE and hand it over.

How is the computerised RTC different from manual RTC ?

There is absolutely no difference in the contents of computerised RTC and manual RTC. However, the computerised RTC is neat and easily readable and understandable as details are printed in the respective Columns.
Further it cannot be tampered easily."

What are the benefits of computerisation to the Public ?
The Public will have lots of benefits from computerisation. The whole process of updation of Land Records will be transparent. The following are the benefits :
a. Farmer can collect his land records related documents from PAHANI CENTRE instantaneously by paying Rs.15.00.
b. Public can request Revenue Department to carry out the mutation on the land as per their transactions and collect the acknowledgement for that.
c. Farmer can come and see the status of 'mutation requested' by him and status of 'mutation-in-process' on his land. 
d. At TOUCH SCREEN KIOSK the Public can view the land records documents, status of mutation and various other reports.

What happens if I take manually written RTC in Computerised Taluk ?

Government of Karnataka has issued the order saying that in Computerised taluka, only computer generated RTC's are valid for all legal purposes and that handwritten RTC will not be recognized by Government"

What is Mutation ?

Mutation is a process through which Owner's name or his particulars like liabilities get changed because of some type of transactions. The type of transaction may be one of the following:

1. J-Slip-Sale through registered deed.
2. Inheritance - Change of Ownership because of death of the Owner.
3. Division of Land within the Family. 
4. Pledge / Release - Change in liabilities because of loan from bank or 
repayment to bank.
5. Court Decree - Based on the Court Order. 
6. Alienation - Conversion of land from agricultural to other purposes.
7. Acquisition by Government for Public purpose.
8. Grant of Land by Government to Poor People."

Is there any difference in Land Records Updation Process after Computerisation ?

NO. Updation process of Land Records is same in both Computerised and Manual systems. All the rules of Karnataka Land Revenue Act are followed as it is, in case of Computerised system with some added precautions."

When does the Owner name and his details Change ?

The change in Owner name and his details will take place when one of the following transactions occurs :
a. J-Slip - Sale transaction takes place at SRO.
b. Inheritance - Death of the Owner. 
c. Division of Land within Family Members.
d. Court Decree - Order of the court.
e. Grant by the Government.
f. Alienation for non-agricultural purposes.
g. Acquisition by Government. 
h. Podi - Division of RTC into 2 or more. 
i. Pledge/Release of the Land with / from banks."

How to bring New Owner's name or change the owner's details in the RTC ?

The Owners of the land will change because of purchase transaction, Inheritance, Division, Grant by Government, Court Decree. When one of these takes place, NEW OWNERS should approach the Revenue Department with the required document to incorporate their names. They can request for the same at the PAHANI CENTRE and collect the acknowledgement.
Similarly when loan is taken or repayment is done, to change the liabilities details, Owner can submit the request at the PAHANI CENTRE with required documents."

What is Objection and how to raise it ?

Objection is a complaint about the transaction. That is, if some transaction comes for change of Ownership, to the Revenue Department, before accepting as it is, department serves the notice to the interested parties and puts in the CHAVADI. If anybody feels it is illegal transaction or feels his rights on the land is in trouble, he can raise the Objection. He has to give a written Objection within 30 days from notice served date to Village Accountant / Revenue Inspector / Taluk Office."

When does crop data change in RTC ?"
Crop details will be written on the RTC once or twice in a year, depending upon the seasons. The Crops information will be written by Village Accountant after inspecting the field."

What to do if crops information is wrong in RTC ?

One can lodge a request to change the crop information on the PAHANI at the PAHANI CENTRE / Village Accountant. The same will be changed after " & " verification by Village Accountant / Revenue Inspector."