How was the administration of the Ahom state organized?

1. Ahom state was dependent on forced labor called Paiks

2. Ahom society was divided into clans called khels. A khel controlled several villages.

3. All adult males served in the army during war and other times they were engaged in building dams, irrigation or in other public work.

4. People from heavily populated areas were shifted to less populated places and the administration became more centralized in first half of the seventeenth century.

5. Peasants were assigned land by the village community.