The new security-enabled pattadar passbooks will be having Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s portrait on it. He will be the only politician in the post-Independence era in the country to have his portrait on official document. Only Mahatma Gandhi’s portrait has been used as an integral security feature on the currency note.
The new pattadar passbooks will be issued from January 2018. It must be noted that the purification and updating of the land records are in progress.
The new passbooks will also have security features like Letter Screen Image (LSI), barcoding, laminated film, dicuts (horizontal and oblique security lines), optical character recognition (OCR) etc.