Shivaji’s Revenue Administration

  • Assessment of land revenue was based on measurement.
  • The kathi of Ambar was adopted as the unit of measurement.
  • Share of the state was fixed at two fifths of the gross produce.
  • Chauth was one-forth of the land revenue paid to the Marathas so as not be subjected to Maratha raids.
  • Sardeshmukhi was an additional levy of 10 percent on those lands of Maharashtra over which the Marthas claimed hereditary rights, but which formed part of the Mughal Empire.
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