. How was the mahalwari system different from the Permanent Settlement


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Differences between Mahalwari System and Permanent Settlement are given below:

Mahalwari System Permanent Settlement
Holt Mackenzie devised it, and it came into effect in 1822 Permanent Settlement was brought by Lord Cornwallis in 1793
The epicentre of the system was a village There was no such epicentre
Villages were called 'Mahal' -
The estimated revenue of each plot within a village was added up to calculate the revenue that each village (mahal) had to pay The revenue was fixed that each zamindar had to pay to the company
The revenue was to be revised periodically Revenue was fixed
The charge to collect the revenue was on the village headman The charge to collect the revenue was on the village zamindar (rajas/taluqdars)

 

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