Officers under the Gupta Empire (319 to 467 AD)

The Gupta Empire was an ancient Indian empire existing from the mid-to-late 3rd century CE to 543 CE. At its zenith, from approximately 319 to 467 CE, it covered much of the Indian subcontinent. This period is considered as the Golden Age of India by the historians.

Officer Function
Mahabaladhikrita Commander-in-Chief
Mahadandanayak Chief Justice
Mahapratihar Maintenance of Royal Palace
Mahasandhivigrahak Post-war conciliation
Dandapashika Police department head
Bhandagaradhikreta Head of Royal treasury
Mahapaksha-patalik Head of account department
Vinayasthitisansathapak Head of education department
Sarvadhyaksha Inspector for all central department
Mahashwapati Controller of cavalry
Mahamahipilapati Controller & executor of elephantry
Vinayapura Official to present different guests at the King?s court
Yuktapurusha Office to keep account of war booty
Khadyatpakika Inspector of Royal Kitchen
Ranabhandagarika Officer in charge of Army Stores
Mahanarpati Head of infantry