Q. With reference to mauryan administration, the term “Sitadhyaksha” is associated with which of the following?

[A] Superintendent of agriculture

[B] Treasurer

[C] Village tax official

[D] Village head

Answer: A

Explanation: People from overpopulated areas, slaves, and prisoners of war were brought to these new settlements to work on the fields.

These villages belonged to the king and were looked after by government officials called Sitadhyaksha (Superintendent of agriculture).

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT