- The Greek invasion of India opened the trade route between north west and Wester India
- Eastwards trade went through the Ganga delta to the coast of Northern Burma and south along the east coast.
- Guilds (Shreni) came into existence
- Money was introduced. Punch-marked coins in gold and silver and of copper cast have been discovered.
- Introduction of money facilitated the trade.
- Divided his army during the last expedition at Patala and appointed Niyarkas as head of Navy.
- Opening up of four distinct routes between India & Greek by land sea paving way for increased trade and cultural contacts between the two regions.
- Establishments of more Greek settlements in north-western region
- Ashokan pillars were also influenced by Greek Art.
- Establishment of the coast and search for harbours from the mouth of the Indus to that of the Euphrates.
- Promotion to expansion of the Mauryan empire in north-west India due to destruction of local powers by Alexander
- India and Greek established trade contact.
- Coins of India non inscribed on 'Uluk Model' of the Greeks
- Many Greek scholars came to India with Alexander and wrote on Indian history which are relevant in constructions of contemporary socio-religious aspect.