·         Mahalwari system was introduced in 1833 during the period of William Bentick. ·         It was introduced in Central Province, North-West Frontier, Agra, Punjab, Gangetic Valley, etc of British India. ·         The Mahalwari system had many provisions of both the Zamindari System and Ryotwari System. ·         In this system, the land was divided into Mahals. Each Mahal comprises one or more villages. ·         Ownership rights were vested with the peasants. ·         The villages committee was held responsible for collection of the taxes.  
the mahalwari system was one of the three major lan revenue. settelments of the british colonial india intriduced under the administration of the east india company