Bhandara was one of the districts of Nagpur division and subsequently of Chattisgarh division of Central Provinces. After India's independence from British rule, Bhandara became a dtstrlct of Maharashtra. When Nagpur country came under the Marathas, the Bhandara district also became a part of the Maratha territory. During the Maratha times, the summary settlements were the rule, During the British protectorate during years (1818-1830), the triennial settlements gave way to annual settlements. Thirty years settlement was completed in 1867. The district was resettled in 1984-99 and 1916-21. The settlement of 1916-21of khalsa areawas made for a period of twenty years. The operations for resettlement were begun early in 1916 by map correction and attestation. The villages were grouped and landwere valued. Soil was calssified into nine classes. Unirigated land was divided into seven positions and three classes of irrigation were adopted. Pure malguzari kamil jama or the full revenue assessment of the malguzari portion was Rs.562780. In the malguzari area, the fraction of. malguzari assets assessed fell from 56 per cent to 53 per cent. The gross malguzari or khalsa kamil jama was Rs.69056.
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Khan and Gupta (1990). Land Revenue Settlement Of Bhandara (Khalsa) District During Year (1916-21). Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-A: SOCIAL-SCIENCE), 3(1), pp.43-47.