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4,Governer Generals (History)--Abhishek Sharma



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  • 1. Warren Hastings 1773-1785• Regulating act of 1773• Pitt’s India act of 1784• Strained relation with Chait Singh, Maharaja of Banaras which led to Hastings impeachment in England• Foundation of Asiatic society of Bengal 1784
  • 2. Lord Cornwallis 1786-1793• Cornwallis code 1793 led to separation of revenue administration & civil jurisdiction• Permanent settlement of Bengal 1793• Introduction of Civil Services
  • 3. Lord Wellesely 1798-1805• Introduced subsidiary alliance 1798 , Nizam of Hyderabad made 1st alliance• Took over administration of Tanjore, Surat, Carnatic• Tipu Sultan died in the war
  • 4. Lord Minto I 1805-07• Treaty of Amritsar with Ranjit singh 1809
  • 5. Lord Hasting 1813-23• Anglo Nepal war 1814-16• Ryotwari System established
  • 6. Lord William Bentinck 1828-35• Abolition of Sati 1829• Suppression of Thugi 1830• Introduction of English as official language• Treaty of perpetual friendship with Ranjit Singh
  • 7. Lord Metcalfe 1835-36• New press laws removing restrictions on press in India
  • 8. Lord Hardinge I 1844-48• 1st Anglo sikh war & treaty of Lahaur• Abolition of female infanticide & human sacrifice
  • 9. Lord Dalhousie 1848-56• Doctrine of lapse & annexation of Satara 1848, Sambhalpur , Udaipur, Jhansi 1853,Nagpur,Awadh 1856• Wood’s educational dispatch 1854 & opening of Anglo- vernacular schools & colleges• 1st Railway line connecting Bombay to Thane 1853• Telegraph lines to connect Calcutta with Bombay, Madras & Peshawar, Postal reforms• Ganges canal declared open• Widow’s Remarriage act 1856
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