What is Permanent Settlement of Bengal

1)The Permanent Settlement of Bengal, also known as the Permanent Settlement

2)It was an agreement between the East India Company and Bengali landlords to fix revenues to be raised from land, with far-reaching consequences for both agricultural methods and productivity in the entire Empire and the political realities of the Indian countryside.

3) It was concluded in 1793 by the Company administration headed by Charles, Earl Cornwallis.

4) It formed one part of a larger body of legislation enacted, known as the Cornwallis Code.

5) Permanent Settlement introduced first in Bengal and Bihar; and then to North district of Madras and district of Varanasi.

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