Who was Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah? What was his work?
Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah was the Mughal viceroy of the Deccan. After the decline of the Mughal Empire, he formed Hyderabad as an independent state. He consolidated his position by establishing an efficient administrative system. He removed corruption from the revenue system and promoted trade. He protected his state from internal and external threats.