A Khasra number (खसरा नंबर) number is a Persian term for a plot number or a survey number allocated for all lands located in Indian villages. In other words, what you call a ‘plot number,’ ‘house number,’ or ‘survey number’ in a city is called a ‘khasra’ number in rural Indian villages.
Khasra was a term introduced in the olden days during the rule of the Mughal emperors in India in an attempt to organize land records to be able to levy land taxes and generate revenues for the government. It is highly possible that you may have never heard of this term before, especially if you are a city dweller because towns and cities have adapted to the modern naming and numbering systems. Rural Indian areas, villages, and the legal bodies therein still, however, very much use the term Khasra amongst other land-relevant terms like Khata and Khewat.
Khata Number (खाता नम्बर) v/s Khewat (खेवट) v/s Khasra number (खसरा नंबर) ?
Khasra, Khewat, and Khata are some of the most prominent and widely used land-relevant terms in rural India. It is very important to not confuse one from another. While Khata खाता and Khewat खेवट are just two different names of the same thing, there is, however a difference between Khewat/Khata, Khatauni and Khsara (ख़सरा) number as follows-