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.