Punjab land records: How to view jamabandi on PLRS portal?


Launched to manage land records, the primary objective of the Punjab Land Records Society (PLRS) is to ‘oversee and monitor the implementation of computerisation and digitisation of land records and related documents in Punjab‘

Land owners in Punjab can view land records online, using the Punjab Land Records Society (PLRS) web portal. Established to oversee the policy framework of the Punjab State E-Governance Society (PSEGS), PLRS Punjab provides a host of services that citizens can access.

Details you can find on PLRS portal

Mentioned below are the Punjab land records one can get using the PLRS portal:

  • Jamabandi
  • Mutation records
  • Property tax records
  • Court cases pertaining to land disputes.
  • Correction in land records online
  • Information about collector rates
  • Fard verification
  • Sale deed format

Note that people of Punjab can also visit the Sukhmani Centers to get details about their property offline. Alternatively, they can access Punjab land records online on the PLRS portal.

How to check Jamabandi record on PLRS?

Step 1: Log on to http://plrs.org.in/ and click on the ‘Fard’ button.

Note here that the term fard stands for a copy of land records carrying details, such as the name of the owners, the shares of the owners, the names of the cultivators, the area of the land, the rent and revenue and other cess payable on the land, etc. IT is also known as jamabandi nakal (jamabandi copy).

 

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Step 2: On the following page, click on the ‘Jamabandi’ tab and then select one option among ‘Owner Name Wise’, ‘Khewat No.Wise’, ‘Khasra No.Wise’ and ‘Khatauni No.Wise’. Enter the number or the name and the Jamabandi details would appear on the page.

Note here that the khasra number is actually a plot or survey number, given to a particular piece of land in villages. A khatauni number is given to a set of cultivators who cultivate certain portions of the land falling under various khasra numbers. Khewat and khata numbers are the same thing and provide details about the owners and their total landholding.

 

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The copy will have every detail including pending court cases, if any.

 

How to check integrated land records on PLRS?

Step 1: Log on to http://plrs.org.in/ and click on the ‘Fard’ button. On the page that now appears select the ‘Integrated Property’ tab.

 

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Step 2: All the details of the property would appear after you enter required fields including location, Khasra number and property registration number.

 

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Punjab bhu-naksha

Landlords and prospective buyers can also check the bhu-naksha or cadastral map of the land using the official site. On the home page, click on the ‘Fard’ tab, which will lead you to a page, which provides you several options to check land records, including ‘cadastral map’. Click on this tab, and provide your district, tehsil and village details to proceed.

Alternatively, you could directly go to the Jamabandi site http://jamabandi.punjab.gov.in/ to view the bhu-naksha.

 

How to check court orders on PLRS website?

Step 1: Log on to http://plrs.org.in/ and click on the ‘Fard’ button.  Now select the ‘Court Case’ tab from the list under ‘Home’.

 

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Step 2: Fill in the district name, tehsil name, village name, Khewat and Khasra numbers to get the details.

 

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How to find mutation details on PLRS website?

Step 1: Log on to http://plrs.org.in/and click on the ‘Fard’ button. On the page that now appears select the ‘Mutation’ tab.

 

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Step 2: Select from the options ‘Mutation Date Wise’ or ‘Mutation No.Wise’ to get details.

 

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Step 3: The details will appear on the screen after you hit the View Report tab post filling in the details.

 

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How to find daily land transaction details on PLRS website?

Step 1: Log on to http://plrs.org.in/ and click on the ‘Fard’ button. On the page that now appears select the ‘Roznamcha’ tab.

 

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Step 2: You now will have to select ‘Rapat No. Wise’ or ‘Waqiati No. Wise’ to proceed. After you make that selection, select a year from the dropdown and ‘Type of Rapat’ and ‘Rapat number’. Now click on ‘View Report’.

 

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Step 3: The following page would show you the details.

 

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How to apply for correction in land records on PLRS portal?

Step 1: Log on to http://plrs.org.in/ and click on the ‘Fard’ button. On the page that now appears select the ‘Correction in Record’ tab from under the ‘Home’ Button.

 

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Step 2: Fill in all the property related and personal details for your correction request and hit ‘Submit’.

Facts about Punjab land records

Recall here that the British introduced the land-mapping work in India, which included inclusion of water bodies, areas of strategic importance, living quarters, etc., along the landscape. With an aim to increase land revenue, they also tried to make shifting settlers into permanent farmers. Land records in India were first introduced by the British and they continued to be in the same form (i.e., physical documents) till recently, including in Punjab.

What is Jamabandi?

Jamabandi is among the many colloquial terms that are used to describe records of land rights in India. The term Jamabandi is more commonly used in northern states such as Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. The term is also used in states like Bihar and Himachal Pradesh. Land management agencies in these states maintain online and offline jamabandi registers, which provide information about the land, the owners and the cultivators, etc. You can check jamabandi record in Punjab at jamabandi.punjab.gov.in.

What is fard?

The title document of a property is known by various names in India, depending on the nature of the ownership. While a home buyer will have a sale deed in his possession as the proof of the title, a landowner will have jamabandi records as the proof of the ownership. All these documents are broadly known as the ‘fard’ documents.

What is collector rate?

While land is a state subject in India, district administrations are responsible for fixing a standard rate for land and other properties across the city, below which a transaction cannot be registered in the government’s records. This value is known by names such as collector rate, circle rate and district collector rate.

This means that if the worth of a property is Rs 50 lakhs, according to government-fixed collector rates, you can not register this property for a value less than Rs 50 lakhs, even if the seller has agreed to take only Rs 45 lakhs as the transaction amount from you.

How to check collector rates of PLRS?

Home buyers can also check the collector rates in their city using the PLRS website. For this, click on the ‘collector rate’ tab on the main website. On the following page, click on the city for which you need to find out the collector rate. You can check the collector rates in various cities of Punjab by clicking on the official link here.

Punjab stamp duty and registration charges

Listed below are the stamp duty and registration charges in Punjab on property registration:

Single ownership Stamp duty Registration charge
Man 7% 1%
Woman 5% 1%
Joint ownership
Man + woman 6% 1%
Man + man 7% 1%
Woman + woman 5% 1%

 

PLRS contact information

Room No 3, Floor-4, Punjab Civil Secretariat, Sector-1, Chandigarh-160001

Contact No 0172-2742242, 2748469

Email: revenuecommissionpb@gmail.com

 

Latest PLRS news updates

Punjab to link land record with foodgrain procurement

From the kharif season in 2021, the Punjab government plans to integrate land records of farmers with foodgrain procurement, after the centre issues directives to the state in this regard. Farmers in Punjab will get their minimum support price or MSP for their produce, only when the revenue record of their agricultural land is linked to the payment system. The food department in Punjab will have to work with the land revenue department, which maintains the land record of farmers, to implement this programme.

 

Land records of 23 Chandigarh villages digitised

Apart from Punjab, one can also access land records of rural land in the capital city, Chandigarh, with the union territory’s revenue department digitising the land records of 23 villages. On April 9, 2021, UT administrator VP Singh Badnore inaugurated the digitised Records of Rights (RoR) of 23 out of the 25 villages of Chandigarh, with a view to usher in transparency and curb property frauds.

 

FAQs

What is Punjab Land Records Society?

Punjab Land Records Society (PLRS) is the online portal to manage land records in Punjab.

Where to find online copy of fard in Punjab?

Online copy of fard can be accessed on Punjab Land Records Society (PLRS) website.

What is Jamabandi?

Records of rights in India are known as jamabandi in some states.

 

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