Arthashastra

Land Revenue in Ancient India

December 5, 2015

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 lower limit to 1/10. Sukra’s schedule gives...

Integrity in public service

March 1, 2015

How the Integrity in Public service is tarnished by the corruption? What are the sources of corruption and efforts made by governments to curb the menace?

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