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How to Apply for Small Marginal Farmer Certificate in Tamilnadu

In this article, I am going to teach “How to apply small marginal farmer certificate in Tamilnadu?”. Small Marginal Farmer Certificate is also known as the “Siru Kuru Vivasayee Certificate“.

Who are Small Marginal Farmers and What are the benefits of this certificate?

If your total family’s agriculture land is less than 4.94 acres then you are eligible for small marginal farmer certificate.

The benefits of the certificate is you will get 100% subsidy from government for Drip Irrigation(Sottu Neer Pasanam) and much more.

Apply Small Marginal Farmer Certificate in Tamilnadu

To apply small marginal farmer certificate, you need to have an account in Tnesevai and you need to have a CAN number.

The first step is login to the Tnesevai website. The website will look like the below image.

tnesevai login

Once you have successfully logged in to the Tnesevai website, you will be redirected to the dashboard page where you have to click the “Revenue Department” link because small marginal farmer certificate comes under “Revenue Department”.

tnesevai revenue department

On the Revenue Department page, you have to change the dropdown value from “10” to “25” because then only you can find the “REV-117 Small Marginal Farmer Certificate“. Click that ink.


You will be redirected to the instructions page to apply small marginal farmer certificate. Read the instructions carefully and proceed further.

small marginal farmer certificate apply instructions

I hope you already have a CAN number. If yes, search your CAN number using your registered mobile number and verify it with OTP. If you don’t have a CAN number then register a new one using the “Register CAN” button. Do you know? you can edit your existing CAN number details.

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can number registration

You will be redirected to the small marginal farmer certificate application form where you have to fill-up the below details such as,

  • District
  • Taluk
  • Village
  • Land Type
  • Survey and Patta No
  • Land Area (in Hectares)
  • Share Percentage
  • Value (Rs.)
small marginal certificate application form

To know the land details, you can download the Patta Chitta online. Once you have filled up all the details submit the application form. Now you will be redirected to the documents page where you have to upload the required documents.

  • Photo
  • Chitta
  • Self Declaration of Applicant
  • Adangal
  • Encumbrance Certificate
  • Any Address Proof
  • Sales Deed
  • Other Documents
small marginal farmer certificate required documents


That’s it. Finally make the payment of Rs.60 using debit/credit card or netbanking and take print out of the acknowledgement receipt. With the help of acknowledgment number, you can track the application status. I hope this article helps you to apply small marginal farmer certificate online in Tamilnadu. If you have any doubts let us know via the comment section.

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