By What other Names is a Patwari known as?

By Shivank Goel|Updated : September 6th, 2022

Depending on the state, a Patwari is known by a variety of names such as Kanungo, Lekhpal, Karamchari, Village Officer and Village Accountant. The name 'Patwari' is majorly used in North India and Central India, which is a government post. It can actually be referred to as an ancient term as it has been used in India since the 18th century.

A Patwari is a 'village officer' at the local level who is responsible for the collection of land taxes from the farmers in his area and also maintains all concerned records for those areas having information on the crops grown and other such information.

How many names does a Patwari have?

A Patwari is known by various names depending on the state he is posted in. In North and Central India, the term 'Patwari' is widely used. Apart from that, a Patwari is known by many other names such as Kanungo, Lekhpal, Karamchari, Village Officer and Village Accountant. He is responsible for collecting land revenue in his area and also maintaining land records in order to provide information to the government as and when required related to the crops grown and other similar records.

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  • A Patwari is called by various names in different states, such as Kanungo, Lekhpal, Karamchari, Village Officer and Village Accountant.

  • A Patwari is a local village officer who has the duty of keeping land records in his area and collecting land revenues from the farmers.

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