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Overview of Patta Chitta

Patta and Chitta is an online application. Patta and Chitta are records of land revenue in the state of Tamil Nadu, which is maintained by Government of Tamil Nadu.

Patta Chitta- revenue record maintained by Government of Tamil Nadu

Patta and Chitta are very important documents in the state of Tamil Nadu, which is a state in the south of India. These documents play a very important role in all such transactions, which are related with properties, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. These transactions of property include transfer of property, property pledge, legal opinion related to property and so many other similar transactions, which is done within the state of Tamil Nadu.

What is Patta?

Patta is a record, which is maintained by Government of Tamil Nadu. This government record contains all details of the land in Tamil Nadu. These details include the details of ownership of land, the total area of land, location of the land and all details of land survey.

This Patta document is essential when someone makes a deal in land, in the state of Tamil Nadu. Any one making a purchase of any property in Tamil Nadu, must verify the Patta documents first. This verification of Patta document ensures that the property in transaction is being purchased from the rightful and the legal owner only. This information is a guaranteed information as per the records of Government of Tamil Nadu.

The seller of a property in Tamil Nadu must have a valid Patta for the land she/he is selling, for having a Clear Title for Property. The buyer of the land must submit an application to the related Taluka office, for transfer of Patta to the name of the buyer, after the buyer purchases the land. This will help the buyer to maintain a legally clear title for the purchased land.

What is Chitta?

Chitta is again a Tamil Nadu Government document. This government document pertains to any immovable property, which is being maintained by either the concerned Village Administrative Officer or the VAO or by the Taluka office.

This government document Chitta, provides the classification of the land, between Nanjai and Punjai. Chitta also provides all details of the legal owner of the land or of the immovable property.

Nanjai is the name of the land which has plenty of resources for water supply, such as water bodies, rivers, canals, ponds, water reservoirs etc. Punjai is the land with lesser resources for water supply, such as fewer water bodies. But, Punjai has the provision of having facilities like bore wells.

What is The Procedure of Obtaining a Patta Chitta?

All the records of Patta and Chitta are maintained by the Government of Tamil Nadu through the process of computerisation of the records. These Patta and Chitta documents are available for all online only. Anyone can approach the concerned Taluka office to have information about Patta Chitta or access Patta Chitta online.

One needs to follow the following steps to obtain Patta Chitta online:

First Step- One must visit the official web site of Tamil Nadu Patta Chitta. This Tamil Nadu Patta Chitta website is a bilingual web site, which is available in both Tamil and English language, for the visitors.

Second Step- One must then select View Patta and FMB/Chitta/TSLR Extract and choose the district, where the said property is located.

Third Step- One needs to then provide the details of the property. This property details for which the Patta Chitta is needed, on the screen. These details include name of the Taluka, name of the Village, details of Ward and Block etc. The concerned person must also provide the details of Survey number and the number of the Sub Division.

Fourth Step- This Patta Chitta from Town Survey Land Register is made available to the person after submission of al details related to the property in question. The certificates are provided online by the Town Survey Land register. These certificates will be with all the details of the property in question. These details will also include municipal door number, locality of the land, type of lands etc. This validity of the issued certificates can also be checked online.

How to Transfer Patta Chitta?

Patta and Chitta are requested from the related Taluka office by any prospective buyer of a property or by a bank. Patta Chitta must be verified by the concerned Taluka office to be considered as valid.

Also Read: TNREGINET Tamil Nadu Land Record Online Portal

In any case of seeking a Patta Chitta, the property owner can approach the related Taluka office or the office of the Village administrative Officer or the VAO.

For Patta Chitta transfer cases since the property has been transferred on account the property being sold by the previous owner to a buyer, an application for transfer of Patta Chitta must be submitted to the office of the concerned authority, in the proper application form, for transfer of Patta Chitta.

Number and Details of Documents Needed for Transfer of Patta Chitta-

One who is applying for a transfer of Patta Chitta, must also furnish some relevant documents, along with the application of transfer of Patta Chitta. These documents are:

  • An application for transfer of Patta, which must be duly signed by the applicant.
  • The copy of the sale deed.
  • Original documents related to the property transfer must be submitted to the concerned authority for proper verification.
  • Documented proof of possession of the property, such as Electricity Bill or the Valid receipt of payment of property tax for the related property.
  • Encumbrance Certificate must also be submitted to the concerned authority, along with the application for Patta transfer.

Patta Chitta is official documentation process, which is adopted by the Government of Tamil Nadu, to keep all land records within Tamil Nadu in order. Patta Chitta is an official procedure to make all land ownership and land dealing valid and legally documented for current and future references.

Patta Chitta is a process that has been appreciated in the entire country. Other states in India are also picking up the goodness of Patta Chitta.

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