Odisha Property Mutation

Odisha Property Mutation

Odisha Property Mutation

Odisha property mutation refers to the registration of the name of the property owner in the Record of Right, i.e. the process of transferring the title ownership of property or land from one person to another. The Orissa Mutation Manual, 1962 governs the process of property mutation in the state. Property or land mutation is an essential process in all legal transactions involving property. Through mutating a property, the owner will acquire the rights of the property, and the land details will be revised in the revenue record (ROR) as well as in the mutation register.  This article examines the procedure to apply for Odisha property mutation in detail.

Orissa Mutation Manual, 1962

As mentioned above, Orissa Mutation Manual moderates the process of property mutation in the state. The process of land mutation will be started on receipt of e-registration of details in property registration.

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Importance of Odisha Property Mutation

Odisha property mutation is one of the crucial processes in all legal transactions involving property or land. As described above, by mutating the property the new owner gets the revenue records on his name. Once the property is mutated, mutation details will be revised in the mutation register further to Odisha revenue records maintained by the State Government. Mutation document or report will be issued to the applicant.

  • Odisha property mutation report is one of the crucial documents to fix the land or property tax payment liabilities
  • Mutation document is an essential proof for ownership of a particular land or property
  • For selling a property, the landowner should have to furnish mutation document to the buyer for verification

If the land is jointly owned, then the mutation certificate or document will be provided with all names of the co-owners.

Person Responsible for Reporting Mutation

Any person acquiring property by succession, survivorship, inheritance, partition, purchase, exchange, and gift have to report his acquisition of such right to the competent authority after the completion of property registration.

Note: If a person acquiring the right is a minor or otherwise disqualified, his guardian or other person having charge of the property have to report the mutation.

Prescribed Authority for Property Mutation

The Revenue-officer (Tahasildar) will be competent to order, in respect of the land situated within his territorial jurisdiction. After completion of property registration, the mutation application will be directly forwarded to concerned Tehsil office from the office of the concerned Registering office.

Processing Time

The Tahasildar will issue the Mutation order within four months maximum from the date of registration of mutation case.

  • The timeline for disposal of uncontested mutation case is 90 days
  • The time frame for correction of ROR is 45 days

Odisha Property Mutation Procedure

The process of property mutation and procedure for obtaining mutation certificate in Odisha is explained in step by step procedure.

Step 1: At the time of property registration, after completion of e-registration, the mutation application (form No.3) will be directly forwarded to the concerned Tehsil office from the office of the concerned Registering office.

We have herewith enclosed the Odisha Property mutation application form for your reference.

Odisha Property Registration

Processing Application

Step 2: Once the Tahasildar is started processing the application, Odisha property mutation case number will be generated along with acknowledgement slip. This number will be sent to the applicant through SMS to the registered mobile number.

Step 3: The concerned Tahasildar or Additional Tahasildar can verify the connected land record position in Bhulekh (Odisha land records).

Step 4: If the Tahasildar or Additional Tahasildar finds that the connected land record is consistent with the transaction made, then without transmitting the case record to the OIC, Record room or record keeper.

Step 5: The Record keeper will directly forward the case to the concerned Revenue Inspector (R.I).

Field Verification by RI

Step 6: Then the R.I on receipt of the case will verify the land record at his level and will conduct field verification.

Step 7: The Revenue Inspector will pass a necessary order in uncontested mutation case and then forward the same to the Tahasildar for confirmation.

Step 8: If the revenue inspector finds that the case is contested, then he will refer the matter to the Tahasildar with his clear observation.

Processing Uncontested Mutation Order

Step 9: The Tahasildar in case of uncontested mutation order received from the revenue inspector will confirm the same and forward the case record to the OIC record keeper for correction.

Step 10: The record keeper will correct the ROR after the expiry of the appeal period after that intimation will be issued.

The issue of Mutation Order

Step 11: In case of contested mutation case, the Tahasildar will dispose the same within four months maximum from the date of registration of mutation case.

Get Mutation Order

The Revenue-officer, Tahasildar will change the name of the property from seller to buyer. By providing application number, the buyer will be provided with a mutation order, and the property details will be updated to the mutation register and existing ROR by record keeper.

Note: The record of rights (ROR) may write after every five years or such more extended period as the Collector may decide after scrutiny of the record.

The new owner of the property will have to pay all taxes under the new ROR in his name at the respective office.

Revenue Records Updation

The record keeper will update the revenue records in online Odisha land records portal Bhulekh. The citizen can obtain a certified copy of records of rights.

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