Indian History

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Satavahanas-Admnistration

Satavahana empire was divided into Janapadas, Aharas and Gramas.

Janapada consisted a number of Aharas. Aharas were kept under the control of Maharathikas, Mahabhojas and Amatyas.

'Gramika' was the incharge of a Grama.

During the period of Satavahanas society was divided into four classes.

The first class consisted Maharathis, Mahabhojas and Mahasenapat.

The second class consisted Amatyas, Mahamatras, Bhandagarikas, merchants, Sarthavaha sresthin etc.

The third class included Lekhakas, Vaidhya, Halakiya, Suvarnakara etc.

The fourth class included Carpenter, Fishermen, Blacksmith etc.

The main occupation of the people was agriculture.

Paddy, Sugarcame, Millets were some of the crops produced during the period of Satavahanas.

The important inland trading centers were Paithan, Nasik, Vijayapuri, Vinukonda, Dhanyakataka etc.

The important international trading centers were Sopara, Kalyani, Masula, Broach, Ghantasala etc.

Karshapana, Suvarna and Rti were the Gold, Silver and Copper coins during the period of Satavahanas.

Sreshti was the head of the guild.

The office of the guild was called Nigama Sabha.

During the Satavahanas period coins were made up of Lead, Potin(Alloy) and Silver.

A Coin named 'Sadvahana' belonged to Satavahanas was found in Karimnagar Dist at Koti Lingala.

The town administration during the period of Satavahanas was in the hands of Nigama Sabha.

Burkacha, Sopara and Kalyani were famous ports in western coast.

Dhanyakatakam, Masolian and Vijayapuri were famous ports in Eastern Coast.