Modern History

Who among the following introduced the Permanent Settlement of Bengal in 1793?

  1. Lord Cornwallis
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Robert Clive
  4. John Adam

Answer

The Permanent Settlement (also known as Premanent Settlement of Bengal) was introduced by Lord Cornwallis in 1793. It was an agreement between the British East India Company and the Landlords of Bengal to settle the Land Revenue to be raised.

The correct option is A.