TNPSC VAO Study Material - TNPSC VAO Thirvai Jasthi, RSO , Chitta,
RSO Stands for Revenue Standing Order
Assessment is fixed based on the classification of land, Soil, availability of water for irrigation, location of the land etc, at the time of settlement. It Represents the commuted value of Government share of surface cultivation.
(RSO 1) the Charge for Second crop is compoundable.
(RSO 2) the Asessment as per village account 10(1) chitta.
Dry lands irrigated with the help of water from irrigation or other government sources are to be assessed with additional assessment for the year is called Thirvai Jasthi.
Standard rates have been levied of water cess or thirvai Jasthi. However for dry lands under the various irrigation projects separate rules for levy of cess has been framed under RSO 4.2 which should be followed.
Where should Theervai Jasthi Charged:
Thirvai Jasthi is charged when water from any Government resource like pond, tank, rivers or well , is taken to Dry/Manavari land irrespective of the days of supply.
If the irrigation is for half of the field, then the charge will be for half portion only.
If the irrigation is for more than one crop in field , Different rates, if applicable should be levied as per (RSO 4.5), which might be wet and dry crops in land.
If the water is available in the source course for a period of more than required for a paddy crop and
if crops which remain on ground for more than six month are raised, it should be charged as Duffusal Crop (exception for Casuina/Bamboo).
Charged when Irrigation of unassessed or Poramboke lands(RSO 4.6) with aid of Government water.
The levy of Thirvai Jasthi is ordered by Tahsildar and he can also levy penalty .
Taking water for 1st time
Taking water for 2nd time
Taking water for 3rd time
Taking water for 4th time
Theervai Jasthi should not be Charged.
- When water is taken for Government purpose by government Department.
- Irrigation of Seed beds (if it is not irregular) (RSO 4.7)
- Irrigation with water flowing in Jungle Streams (RSO 4)
Water taken to a dry land from Government source well, etc, which is called illegal Irrigation. 1/4th of Theervai Jasthi is to be reduced if man or animal power is used to get water.