What is Lekhkpal ?
Lekhpal is a clerical government post in Uttar Pradesh state, India. He works as low level bureaucrat at the village level. Upto 1906 he was paid by village itself but now he is a salaried government employee thus working as government representative. He usually has one or two villages in his charge.
UP Lekhpal Eligibility Criteria 2017-18
The eligibility criteria for the Uttar Pradesh Lekhpal vacancy are here. The details for UP Lekhpal eligibility is given below:
Educational Qualification: The applicant should pass the intermediate or its equivalent from the recognized university or board with the aggregate percentage with CCC certificate to able to apply for the recruitment for Lekhpal in UP.
Age Limit: Candidate’s age should lie between 18-40 years.
Note: Some eligibility conditions may change after the release of UP Lekhpal notification. So we advice you to check eligible conditions after the official release also.
What are the duties of a Lekhpal?
The duties of lekhpal include :
Conducting of surveys
Inspection of fields
Recording crop data
Revision of official maps of fields and other village lands and reports revision related to mutations, partitions.
Collection of revenues.
Collection of rents of government's rented places.
He also reports death of a person in village to update data (like property mutation) ,crime and also helps police to make a roadmap for investigation in such cases if asked. In case of natural disaster he makes reports and assists to provide relief. He is also required to assist in providing relief to agreecultural distress and also in census operations. A Lekhpal reports to Kanoongo.
So overall its a low level ,low pay, light but a government peaceful job.