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Administration, Economic and Socio Cultural Life: Magadha Empire (for UPSC CSE)
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As this lesson starts, Agam throws light on the administration during Magadh Empire. Further, he speaks about the socio - cultural life, and Economic life during the Magadh Empire. Lastly, he describes the major causes for the disintegration.​

Agam jain
AIR 133 in UPSC CSE 2015. Also pursued B.Tech. in Electronics & Chemical Engineering. Loves to play music and read books.

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Madam please make as many videos as possible on geometry part. These are very useful
Thank you agam sir for such awesome serine on ancient history... may God bless you.
Thank you sir for such a brilliant lesson. this lesson gives an idea that which types of questions may come in the exam and how to tackle such questions ,again thanks sir. Keep motivating us.
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THANKU SIR AAP NE ITNA ACHA PADYA ........PLZ COMPLETE ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL HISTORY BEFORE THE PRE 2017 PLZ...SIR ......
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sir i have just started prep. so plz tell me which book to follow for all part of history , now i m going through spectrum , only for GS
Very much helpful...Thanks a lot agam sir...plz continue the series...very eagarly waiting for ur next videos...Brillant job
  1. MAGADH EMPIRE PART 2 Presented by-Agam Jain


  2. ABOUT ME > Engineer AIR-133 (CSE- 2015)- 2015)-POLICE WALA Course Fee- Contribute Follow me on Unacademy http://unacademy.in/user/AgamJain


  3. ADMINISTRATION > Divided into central and provincial > At centre- king-council of ministers-official (teerth, adhyaksha) > Separate city administration for patliputra (details both in arthashastra and Indica of Magesthanese) Military- infantry, cavalry, chariots, elephants (arthashastra) Espionage Separate civil and criminal judiciary. Samaharta to collect tax.


  4. SOCIAL CULTURAL LIFE Concept of varnashram dharma. > 7 types of marriages. Megasthanese denied slavery but there was. Status of women- high. (women employed as bodyguards) Indians had high moral character and were hard working- Megasthanese


  5. ECONOMIC LIFE Peasants were encouraged to bring more land under cultivation. Prisoners of wars used for cultivation Irrigation facilities developed. Proper guild system > Quality of goods checked by state and punished for substandard goods.


  6. CONT Many trade routes were used like uttarapath (Taxila to chandraketugarh (bengal)). Friendly relations with contemporary kingdoms. Friendly relations with comtemporary kingdoms


  7. DISINTEGRATION s of centralized monarchy. Limitations of centralized monarch Misuse of power by bureau isuse of power by bureaucrats. Foreign invasions (206 bc, into greeks started the trend) Emergence of powerful states in e of powerful states in eriphery (satavaha ns)