Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Book: Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Chapter: 10. Colonialism and The Countryside

Subject: History - Class 12th

Q. No. 5 of Short Answer (3 Marks)

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Which revenue system was introduced in the Bombay Deccan? What were its features?

Ryotwari system was the revenue system that was introduced in Bombay Deccan by the British. Its features were –

• Unlike the system in bengal, In ryotwari system the revenue was directly settled with the ryots.

• Average income from different type of soils and revenue paying capacity of ryots were estimated and a proportion of it was fixed as the share of the state.

• Land was resurveyed every 30 years and revenues were increased.


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