Ancient India

May 8, 2016

Muziris Heritage Project

Muziris was an ancient sea port on the Malabar Coast in Kerala which served as one of the world's greatest trading center in East. As per historical records, the port was used for trade of goods ranging from spices to…

December 5, 2015

Land Revenue in Ancient India

Land revenue system in ancient India was based upon income from land, thus rated according to the productivity and kind of soil. Manu fixed it between 1/6, 1/8 or 1/12 according to the quality of the soil. Gautama raises the…

November 23, 2015

Kautilya’s System of Tax Administration

Kosha Moolo Danda, which means " revenue is the backbone (of administration)" is sourced from Kautilya's Arthshastra Part 8, Chapter 1. This implies that a nation’s status relies upon its fiscal power. He expressed that the Government’s power had source…