Bhulekh Maharashtra Land Records : Bhulekh Mahabhumi

The Mahabhumi is a designated portal that lets the residents of Maharashtra access property and land-related information easily with a few clicks. This portal is maintained by the Government of Maharashtra where all details of land and property located in Maharashtra are stored.

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Latest Updates on Bhulekh Mahabhumi-June’23

Land owners can now get society land ownership within a month. While earlier it took almost six months for the decision to be made on deemed conveyance application, if a housing society passes a self-redevelopment resolution with the majority, it would be able to receive the land ownership and the deemed conveyance within a month. It was mentioned by the Bhulekh Maharashtra, that once the society submits the resolution and application, the competent authority of cooperatives would issue a notice to the builder or the landowner shortly. The landowner or the builder would be summoned by the authority for a hearing. 


Mahabhulekh: NMC implements Gunthewari Scheme 2.0 in Nagpur, applications start from 01st June 2023: Gunthewari Scheme 2.0 has been implemented by the Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development Authority, NMRDA, where over 1.5 lakh unauthorised plots would be regularised. The Metropolitan Commissioner issued a notification that invited applications from the unauthorised plots-owners that would be covered under the scheme. The owners can apply for the scheme from June 1 to August 31, 2023, through the NMRDA official web portal.

Bhulekh Mahabhumi: Maharashtra Land Records

Bhulekh Mahabhumi (भूलेख महाभूमि) is a digital initiative by the Government of Maharashtra to offer its citizens the ease of accessing online the land records and miscellaneous information on land holdings in the state of Maharashtra. Information such as Malmatta Patrak (property cards), and Satbara Utara (7/12 Extract) and 8A extract can be accessed by citizens on the Maharashtra Land Records portal – Bhulekh Mahabhumi, It’s Hindi version is “Mahabhumi Abhilekh”.

Bhulekh Mahabhumi Portal Contact Details

Name of the Portal

Bhulekh Mahabhumi

Official Website URL

Phone Number


Email Address

Postal Address

Office of the Commissioner and Director,

Land Records, 3rd Floor,

New Administrative Building,

Opposite Council Hall,

Pune, Maharashtra

What is 7/12 extract (Satbara Utara) in Mahabhulekh Maharashtra

Every district in Mahabhulekh maintains a register containing information about lands in the district. The 7/12 utara (satbara utara) is an extract from such a register that contains the full details of a particular plot. It is issued by the Tehsildar’s office on behalf of Revenue Department and comprises of details & services regarding:

  • Land/Plot Ownership

  • Survey Number

  • Dimensions of the land

  • Type of Land (agricultural/non-agricultural)

  • Type of Cultivation or Crop (for agricultural land)

  • Cultivator’s Name

  • Occupancy Rights

  • Disputes in Land title

The numeric 7/12 denotes a combination of two village form numbers – Form VII and Form XII. While Form VII contains details of land ownership and rights, Form XII contains information related to agricultural features of the land. 

How to access 7/12 extract (Satbara Utara) on Bhulekh Maharashtra

The digitisation of Maharashtra Land Records made it easy for the citizens to check the 7/12 Extract on Bhulekh Maharashtra (mahabhumi abhilekh) portal by navigating a few quick steps: 

  • Step 1: Visit the Bhulekh Maharashtra (भूलेख महाराष्ट्र) website at

  • Step 2: Checkbox the 7/12 option.

  • Step 3: Select a region from the provided drop-down list: Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Amravati, and Konkan.

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  • Step 4: On the next page, select the district, taluka, and village from the drop-down list.

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  • Step 5: Now you can select one of the options from ‘Survey Number/Group Number’, ‘Letter Survey Number/Group Number’, ‘First name’, ‘Name in’, ‘Last name’ or ‘Full Name’, and click on the Search button.

  • Step 6: Enter your 10-digit mobile number in the box displayed and click on the 7/12 button.

  • Step 7: Enter the Captcha displayed on the screen and click on ‘Verify Captcha to View 7/12’. The 7/12 record now appears on your screen.

What is an 8A extract in Mahabhulekh Maharashtra

An 8A Record represents a record of land ownership in Maharashtra with details such as district, taluka, village, land area, and account number included in it. Along with the 7/12 extract, the 8A is mandatory to establish the ownership of a piece of land.

How to access an 8A extract online on Bhulekh Maharashtra

To check the 8A Extract online on Bhulekh Mahabhumi portal follow below mentioned steps:


  • Step 1: Visit the Maharashtra Land Records portal at

  • Step 2: On the homepage, select a region from the drop-down list or by clicking on the region in the adjacent map

  • Step 3: Select the 8A option.

  • Step 4: Select the district, taluka, and village from the drop-down lists.

  • Step 5: Search by checking the box across any of these given options – Account Number, First name, Name in, Last Name, Full Name.

  • Step 6: Enter a valid 10-digit mobile number in the box and click on the ‘8A’ button.

  • Step 7: Input the displayed Captcha code and click on ‘Verify Captcha to view 8A’. The 8A extract is now displayed on the screen.

How to Get the Civil Court Case Information Step by Step of a 7/12 Utara Document Online?

Here are the steps by which you can get access to 7/12 civil court case information online from the Mahabhumi website: 


  • Step 1: Visit the official Mahabhumi website.
  • Step 2: Now look for the ‘Civil Court Status Information on ROR’ option on the homepage and click on it. 
  • Step 3: You will now be redirected to a new window. 
  • Step 4: You have to provide necessary details such as village, district, tehsil, GAT number, survey number and others. 
  • Step 5: After you have entered all the required details, hit on the Search button. All relevant court case information about 7/12 Utara will come up on the screen.  

Importance of a Malmatta Patrak (Property Card)

A Malmatta Patrak or a property card is an ownership title document of property in urban areas, as issued by the local authorities in Maharashtra. Below given points explains its importance:


  • A property card also acts as ownership proof that can serve its purpose in several situations, such as the likes of buying or selling a land plot. This is applicable to residential units too. 

  • A property card is additionally useful for the purpose of gathering ancestral ownership details concerning a land. It comes in handy when one needs to settle any disputes at the focal point of which is the property in question or prevent illegal grabbing of land. It is also used to detect false claims on a land plot while one attempts to purchase it. 

  • This particular document must also be furnished at the time of finalizing a real estate agreement. It can be requested by a variety of stakeholders like banks, local government bodies, loan agents, other financial institutions and property dealers.

Malmatta Patrak (Property Card) Components

Some of the important components that can be seen on Malmatta Patrak (Maharashtra property cards) are as follows:


  • District name

  • Taluk name

  • Landowner name

  • Land Area (Expressed in square meters)

  • Number of the plot

  • Survey or CTS Number

  • Any loans taken by the landowner for which the plot was offered as collateral

  • Levied paid/unpaid taxes

  • Encumbrances (If any)

  • Pending litigations (If any)

  • Ownership title changes (If any)

  • Record of Mutations

  • Other comments

Fees and Charges for obtaining Maharashtra Land Documents

The applicable fees and charges for obtaining Maharashtra land documents are as follows:

Maharashtra Regions

Stamp duty charges (From 1 January to 31 March 2021)

Stamp duty charges (From 1 September to 31 December 2020)

Stamp duty charges from 1 April 2020 onwards




5% (Inclusive of 1% metro cess)

Navi Mumbai



6% (Inclusive of transport surcharge and local body tax)




6% (Inclusive of transport surcharge and local body tax)




6% (Inclusive of transport surcharge and local body tax)




6% (Inclusive of transport surcharge and local body tax)




6% (Inclusive of transport surcharge and local body tax)

Components of 7/12 Extract

  • The 7/12 extract, which is also known as the 'Saath Baara Utara’ In Marathi, is maintained by the Revenue Department of the Maharashtra Government. It acts as ownership proof of the agricultural land. It also shows details such as the ownership status, occupancy, total liabilities, rights over the plot and other aspects of its ownership. The extract, as the name suggests, includes components from Village Form VII and Village Form XII, which are combined to create the 7/12 extract. 

The components of these forms are given below:

1. Components of Village Form VII:

  • Adhikar Abhilekh Patrak (Gaav Namuna Saat) – Village Form VII or the Record of Rights is a record that contains details pertaining to ownership, landholder’s account number, occupancy, tenancy, the holders’ rights and liabilities, village and taluka name, the subdivision and the survey number, number of mutation (If an act of mutation was performed at all recently, that is) and the local name of the given field, among others.

  • Gaav (Village name)

  • Taluka or tehsil (The name of the subdivision of the district where the land is located)

  • Bhumapan Kramank – (The survey/gut number)

  • Bhumapan Kramankacha Upbhivaag (Subdivision of the survey number)

  • Bhudharana Paddhiti (Occupancy Type)

  • BhogvatacharacheNaav (Occupant/holder name)

  • Mutation Entry

  • Khate Kramank (Account number)

  • Kudanche Naav (Tenant Name)

  • Shetache Sthanik Naav (Local name of the field)

  • LagvadiYogyaShetra (Total cultivable land area)

  • Potkharaba (Total Uncultivable land area)

  • Aakarni (Latest assessment details and tax obligations)

  • Judi Kivva Vishesh Aakarni (Judi tax or Special Assessment)

  • Itar Adhikar (Rights on the land exercisable parties other than the owner)

2. Components of Village Form XII:

  • Pikanchi Nondvahi or Gaav Namuna 12 (Agricultural characteristics of the land)

  • Varsh (The year in which the crops were last cultivated)

  • Hangaam (The season in which the crops were last cultivated).

  • Pikache Naav (The name of the crops grown previously)

  • Pika Khalil Shetra  (Total area under crops)

  • Pandit Va Pikas Nirupyogi Asa Jaminicha Tapshil ( Information pertaining to the unusable portion of land)

  • Paani Puravtyanche Saadhan (Sources of water supply)

  • Jal Sinchan (Sources of water used for Irrigation):

  • Ajal Sinchan – Anhydrous irrigated (Land irrigation sources when water is not available through natural avenues)

  • Jamin Kasnartache Naav (Cultivator name)

  • Shera (Other observations)

Property owners in Maharashtra can now easily download the 7/12 extract, 8A extract, and property cards without having to physically visit the local administration’s office. Realtors and investors too can now access these documents on the Mahabhumi portal to verify the land record details before deciding to purchase or invest in it. So, if you are looking to buy a flat or a plot in Maharashtra, you could stay assured with unfettered access to 7/12, 8A extracts, and property cards that can help establish the legality of the property. Also, apply for Housing loans at Bajaj Markets.

Information on Village Form VI (Register of Mutation) 

The village form VI, also called Register of Mutation, consists of land data along with information about any change in ownership or land title. On the Bhulekh Mahabhumi site it is stated as Ferfar Patra. This document includes details of changes of owners in the past, mortgage, exchange, etc. 


You can check or view the Ferfar on the Aapli Chavadi portal. You will have to first visit this portal, then provide taluka, district, village name and captcha code and then tap on ‘Aapli Chavadi Paha’. Then you can view your Ferfar number, type, date, GAT number, etc. 

Maharashtra Land Records Online: How to Find Survey/CTS Number?

Here is a step-by-step guide to get the CTS number from survey number on Bhulekh Mahabhumi:

  • Step 1: Visit the Mahabhumi site and tap on ‘Find CTS/Survey Number’. 
  • Step 2: Now click on ‘Survey Number’.
  • Step 3: Choose your taluka and village name from the drop down box. Enter search survey number, captcha and click on ‘Submit’.
  • Step 4: If you want to know your survey number from the CTS number, choose taluka and village name, enter CTS number, enter captcha and tap on ‘Submit’. 

7/12 Utara: How to Remove a Name from Mahabhulekh Portal?

If you want to remove a name from 7/12 Utara, you need to get in touch with local tehsildar. You have to provide the necessary documents for the purpose. If the person whose name you want to remove has legal heirs, you have to get their approval. 

What to do if Name is Removed from 7/12 Utara or Satbara Utara Maharashtra Fraudulently? 

In case your name is removed from Satbara, you can lodge a complaint to Mahabhumi Abhilekh authorities. Experts say after the removal of the name, the mutation entry still exists. If you access the 7/12 mutation record, you will learn about the documents that were used to remove the name. 

MahaBhulekh Satbara: Check Payment Status Online 

Here’s how you can check your payment status after you have made an online payment on Mahabhumi: 

  • Step 1: Visit the digital Satbara portal.
  • Step 2: Tap on the ‘Check Payment Status’ option.
  • Step 3: You will now get to see a new window.
  • Step 4: Provide PRN number.
  • Step 5: Tap on ‘Submit’. 

MahaBhulekh Satbara Mobile App 

Please remember that there is no official MahaBhulekh app except the E-Peek Pahani app. Many scam apps might be listed as MahaBhulekh 7/12. Such apps might corrupt your phone and steal personal data. 

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Maharashtra Land Record FAQs

  • ✔️What is Malmatta Patrak (Property Cards) in Maharashtra?

    A Malmatta Patrak or a property card is an ownership title document of property in urban areas, as issued by the local authorities in Maharashtra. A property card includes information such as landowner name, area of the land, survey number, plot number, district, taluka, village, liabilities, and litigations, etc. It is useful in verifying the ancestral ownership details of the land and preventing its illegal encroachment. It is a necessary document for finalizing any sale/purchase agreement between interested parties.

  • ✔️How to Check Disputed Properties in Bhulekh Maharashtra?

    One can check or verify the disputed status of a property by searching online on the official website of the Inspectorate General of Stamps and Registration (IGR). The portal will have a facility for e-search.

  • ✔️What are the benefits of the Bhulekh Mahabhumi portal?

    The benefits are that one does not have to wait in exhaustive queues outside a government office anymore for their land records as they can now easily be viewed or downloaded online from the site.

  • ✔️How to get a digitally signed 7/12 Extract/property card?

    One can get a digitally signed 7/12 Extract/property card by paying a nominal fee for the premium services available on the portal of the Maharashtra Government.

  • ✔️Is a digitally signed 7/12 Extract or property card legally valid?

    A 7/12 Extract or a property card that is digitally signed is a legally valid document.

  • ✔️How to check property ownership details online?

    Here is how one can check property ownership pattern-related details online: 

    • Firstly, always check on the official portal dedicated to the land records of the state.

    • You will be able to see two options (‘e-search’ and ‘e-valuation’), click on the ‘e-search’ option to proceed. 

    • Next, you will see options on the top of the screen, which should read as follows: 

    • Search by name,  Search by property address, Complete search, Specific search, DDA Deed search, Integrated search, Find SR office, Reports. 

    From the above options, the user will then be able to check the relevant property details.

  • ✔️Is there a limit on how many land records can be viewed on the Bhulekh Mahabhumi website?

    If you are using a mobile phone you can view 6 documents in a single day via the website.


  • ✔️Why is it important to check Malmatta Patrak online?

    Checking the Malmatta Patrak online is important as it helps in detecting false claims on lands in urban areas. It also helps avoid land grabbing.


  • ✔️How can I get old 7/12 in Maharashtra?

    You can get an old 7/12 from the tehsildar office.