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Warren Hastings-Revenue Reforms

Warren hastings Revenue Reforms:

The Company got the Diwani rights in 1765. But the work of collection of land revenue was left in the hands of Amils. Warren Hastings decided that the Company should collect the revenue directly and appointed collectors for revenue collection and administration. Board of Revenue was established at Calcutta. The Payment of 26 lacs of rupees to Mughal Emperor Shah Alam was stopped as he left the protection of the British.

Warren Hastings abolished a large mumber of Custom Houses which were hampering the growth of trade and limited to only 5 Custom Houses at Calcutta, Hugli, Patna, Murshidabad and Dacca. The use of Dustuks by the servants of the Company was prohibited. 2.5% of duties was reduced on all goods except on salt, betelnut and tobacco.