British Colonization In India

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British colonization was more tactical than that of other colonial rule. The key agenda of the British was to get maximum economic benefits from this region. In the beginning of 17th century, East India Company was granted permission by the Mughal ruler Jahangir to commence its business activities in India. This organization was supposed to do business and earn profits by trade via sea but soon they tried to become a monopoly and as they were fully armed therefore managed to draw its means from land revenues as well. The British officers were employed in major business hubs of India and were given excellent and attractive employment opportunities with handful of bonuses from the company’s profit, land revenues and taxes.
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The British technocrats, who were experts in controlling law and order, were the key elements in transforming the conventional chieftain elite’s structure. During company’s rule, massive investments were carried out for the development of administrative units and the irrigation and construction projects were enhanced, giving an outcome as a growth in agricultural and manufacturing productions. But the British’s contribution in education and social development were not sufficient enough. The rural community continued to live the same lives without attaining much optimistic impact of British rule, the agricultural production system was the same as conventionally being practiced, the caste hierarchy was stagnant even after the revised laws and codes, according to which everyone is equal and above…show more content…
were reduced in India as well as tariffs were reduced in Manchester also. The British made profits from the both ends, from India as well as from Europe, first exporting the raw materials from India and then importing the British manufacture goods from Europe. Therefore beginning of the so-called colonial system was not actually lead to the progress; rather it leads to the decline of the colonial system. The only difference between the company rule and the direct crown rule was that during the company rule, company had captured the trade market and merchants were required to deal with the company for the export of manufactured goods, where as in crown rule, the export of finished goods was reduced tremendously and govt. started exporting the raw material and then used to import finished goods from British

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