. How was the Mahalwari system different

from the Permanent settlement

Best Answer


  • As part of the permanent leveling, the tax rate has been permanently fixed. It should not  be increased in the future. 
  • However, under the Mahalwari system, the income rate was reviewed regularly and it was decided that it would not be permanently fixed. 
  • As part of a permanent solution, Zamindar was tasked with collecting income from farmers and paying it to society.

However, under the Mahalwari system, this task was delegated to the village mayor.

Final Answer:

In the permanent settlement, there was revenue that was fixed or decided as per the land holdings of the peasants;

the revenue was to be paid by village known as mahal, in mahalwari system. There was no provision of revision of the revenue, in permanent settlement, .


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