Explain briefly the economic reforms of Ala-ud-din Khalji.


Ala-ud-din fixed the maximum retail price of the goods of daily use. He also introduced grain storage and rationing system. There were different market places for different commodities. Severe punishment was given to those who weighed less or cheated the buyers in any way. Market controllers were appointed for strict supervision over the traders. He also reformed the Revenue System. Land revenue was fixed according to the size of land holding.