West Bengal Land Records 2022

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Land records are a repository of details related to any concerned land and/ or property and are maintained by all Indian states separately. The State Government of West Bengal (WB) has digitized land ownership records via Banglarbhumi.

What is Banglarbhumi?

Banglarbhumi is an online portal for land records introduced by the Department of Land & Land Records in collaboration with the Directorate of Land Records and Survey, Government of West Bengal. Land and property owners in West Bengal can gain access to details like the area, plot number, property value, and jurisdiction of their property on this web portal.

It also provides access to land information, including the Record of Rights with a quick and hassle-free turnaround time. These land records serve as an essential database during a property transaction for both buyers and sellers.

Services offered by Banglarbhumi

The portal provides the following services and functions to land and property owners as well as departmental users in West Bengal.

  • Preparation and maintenance of West Bengal land records
  • Department name selection
  • Application for Record of Rights
  • Periodic update of the records
  • WB land record and map digitization
  • Land distribution details
  • Khatian and plot information
  • LMTC and ARTI training
  • ISU management
  • Thika Tenancy
  • Rent Controller services
  • Public grievance application filing
  • Other citizen-centric services
  • Services to the State Land Use Board
  • Demarcation of the Indo-Bangladesh boundary

Benefits of Banglarbhumi

The following are benefits of the Banglarbhumi WB online portal.

  • Residents of West Bengal do not need to visit any government office in person to access any land information WB. They can access their land records in a few minutes via this digital portal.
  • Any information regarding land or property is accessible to the remotest areas in WB.
  • It simplifies the procedure of land/ property sale and purchase.
  • It improves transparency in the state’s land record maintenance and upkeep.
  • A detailed khatian and plot information helps avoid dispute due to differing ownership claims.
  • Entrepreneurs planning to set up an industry in West Bengal can also assess their proposed site’s infrastructural availability via this portal.

Registration process for Banglarbhumi

Users new to Banglarbhumi can register on this online portal in a few simple steps.

Step 1 – Visit Banglarbhumi’s official website.
Step 2 – Next, click on ‘Signup’.
Step 3 – Fill in the Public Registration Form displayed on the screen with details like -
name and address, parents’ name (both mother and father), jurisdiction details (municipality and district), contact details (email ID and mobile number).
Step 4 – Select a password.
Step 5 – Confirm your identity with captcha verification.
Step 6 – Click on ‘Generate OTP’ and verify all details by entering the OTP (sent to the mobile number provided).
Step 7 – Click on ‘Submit’ to complete the registration process.

Departmental users and citizens need to follow separate processes to log in to this land record portal.

The process to login in Banglarbhumi for departmental users

Departmental users can follow these steps to register and login into this portal.

Step 1 – Go to the official website of Banglarbhumi.
Step 2 – On the homepage, opt for ‘Citizen Services’.
Step 3 – Next, click on ‘Departmental User’.
Step 4 – Enter the correct username and password.
Step 5 – Verify your identity with captcha confirmation.
Step 6 – Click on ‘Login’ to open your departmental user profile.

Process to login in Banglarbhumi for citizens

Citizens can log in to their Banglarbhumi profile by following these steps.

Step 1 – Go to Banglarbhumi’s official website.
Step 2 – On the homepage, select ‘Citizen Services’.
Step 3 – Next, click on ‘Citizens’.
Step 4 – Provide your profile login details, i.e., the username and password.
Step 5 – Verify your details by entering the captcha code.
Step 6 – Click on the ‘Log In’ option to open your profile.

How to track Banglarbhumi status

Follow the steps below to track your status regarding WB land or your Property Rights application.

  • Go to West Bengal’s e-district portal
  • Next, click on the ‘Inspection Report’ available on the bottom right corner of the homepage
  • Enter the application number provided in the Record of Rights application acknowledgment receipt
  • Click on the ‘Document Search’ option to view your Banglarbhumi ROR application status

The process to view land record via the ‘Know Your Property’ option

You can check the Banglarbhumi land record either through the ‘Know Your Property’ option or through ‘Query Search’. In both cases, log in as a ‘Departmental User’ or a ‘Citizen’, based on your identity.

To know more about the process to view land records via the ‘Know Your Property’ option, read on.

Step 1 – Once logged in, click on ‘Know Your property’ on Banglarbhumi’s homepage.
Step 2 – You will be redirected to the ‘Khatian and Plot Information’ page.
Step 3 – Next, provide all correct details regarding your property’s District, Block, and Mouza as entered in your ROR application.
Step 4 - Now, provide either the Plot Number or the Khatian Number, as applicable.
Step 5 – Confirm these details with captcha verification.
Once complete, proceed to click on ‘View’ and check all land records displayed on your screen.

The process to view land record via ‘Query Search’

You can check the Banglarbhumi land record either through the ‘Know Your Property’ option or through ‘Query Search’. In both cases, log in as a ‘Departmental User’ or a ‘Citizen’, based on your identity.

To know more about the process to view land records via the ‘Query Search’ option, read on.

Step 1 – After logging in, click on the ‘Menu’ tab present on the website’s homepage.
Step 2 – Next, click on the ‘Query Search’ option to open a pop-up.
Step 3 – In the pop-up, provide the Query No. and Query Year.
Step 4 – Verify all your details with captcha confirmation.
Finally, click on ‘Show’ to view the land record details displayed on the screen.

How to check Banglarbhumi Plot Map request details

Follow the steps below to check Plot Map Request details.

  • On Banglarbhumi’s homepage, scroll to ‘Service Delivery’
  • From the dropdown menu, select ‘Plot Map Request’
  • Selecting this option creates a new dropdown menu with sub-options ‘District’, ‘Block’, and ‘Mouza’ to be filled up as per the concerned plot
  • Enter the correct plot number followed by all required personal details such as your first and last name, address, phone number, and email ID
  • Verify the entries with captcha confirmation and click on ‘Calculate Fee’
  • Next, make an online or offline payment. For the latter, visit a concerned office

Making an offline payment further requires confirmation of your payment status via the ‘Request GRN Search’ option. Once confirmed, you can access plot map details on the Banglarbhumi portal.

What is the process to pay fees at Banglarbhumi

Check the following steps to make fee payments for various services on this portal.

Step 1 – On the Banglarbhumi land record portal’s homepage, scroll to ‘Online Application’.
Step 2 – Select ‘Fee Payment’ from the dropdown menu.
Step 3 – Next, fill in the form appearing on your screen for the requisite service. The options include certified copy, plot Map, conversion, plot Information, mutation.
Step 4 – Enter the application number for an applied service and verify it with a captcha code.
Step 5 – Click on ‘Next’ for redirection to Banglarbhumi’s secure gateway for payment.
Step 6 – Next, select a suitable payment method from ‘Debit Card’, ‘Credit Card’ and ‘Net Banking’, and provide the required details.

Once this payment is verified, a confirmation message appears on your screen.

How to file Banglarbhumi public grievance application

File a Public Grievance Application on the Banglarbhumi web portal by following a few easy steps.

  • On the portal’s homepage, click on the ‘Public Grievance’ tab
  • Next, open the ‘Grievance Application’ option and fill in the required details in the provided form. Alongside the district, block, and mouza details, provide all personal and contact information required
  • Confirm your identity with captcha verification and click on ‘Submit’ to complete your request for grievance redressal

How to check grievance status?

Once the grievance application is complete, you can also check its status via this portal. To do so, follow the steps below.

Step 1 – Click on the ‘Public Grievance’ tab on the Banglarbhumi portal’s homepage.
Step 2 – Next, select the ‘Grievance Status/ Description’ option.
Step 3 – On the new page that appears, fill in the required UPN and verify with captcha.

Once all the entries are complete, click on ‘Show’ to check your grievance application status.

The Government of West Bengal has also launched the Jomir Tothya app to simplify land record access for state residents. These records are crucial and can help verify land and property details when availing a home loan.

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