Our Administration of India by Henry Arthur Deuteros PhillipsOur Administration of India by Henry Arthur Deuteros Phillips

Our Administration of India

byHenry Arthur Deuteros Phillips

Paperback | May 13, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 Excerpt: ...endowment of the bride with fresh ornaments constitutes a leading feature of the marriage ceremonial. As regards infirmities, Bengal has four insanes, lourteen blind persons, twelve deaf-mutes, and eight lepers, for every 10,000 of its population. The number of lepers has probably been understated. Insanity is most prevalent in the Rajshaye division, where the population is largely Mahomedan, and where the pernicious drug ganja with its various preparations is largely consumed. CHAPTER VII. ROAD CESS AND PUBLIC WORKS CESS, DRAINAGE, EMBANKMENTS, AND IRRIGATION. Road Cess and Public Works Cess--Mode and Rate of Assessment--Application of District Road Fund--Road Cess Committees--Village Roads and Communications--TreePlanting--Various Sorts of Irrigation--Tank-Irrigation--Duties of Zemindars--Embankments--Drainage--Variance in Rainfall--Distribution of Rainfall--Canal Irrigation in Bengal--Compulsory and Voluntary Systems--Surreptitious Irrigation--Well Irrigation--Mileage of Canals--Direct and indirect Benefits of Canals. "The Cess Act, 1880," is an Act which provides for the construction and maintenance of district roads and other means of communication, and of provincial public works, and for the levy of a road cess and a public works cess on immoveable property, and for the constitution of local committees for the management and expenditure of the proceeds of the road cess. The public works cess is paid into Government, and the local committees have nothing to do with its expenditure. RATE OF CESS. These cesses are assessed on the annual value oi lands and on the annual net profits from mines, quarries, tramways, railways, and other immoveable property. The rate for each cess may not exceed 3 per cent. It is the duty of the Collector to make a v...
Title:Our Administration of IndiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217243479

ISBN - 13:9780217243476