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IMPORTANT STEPS BY BRITISH GOVERNORS-GENERAL

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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 IMPORTANT STEPS BY BRITISH GOVERNORS-GENERAL

 

GOVERNOR-GENERAL                         STEP / INITIATIVE

 

Lord Cornawallis                                 Permanent Settlement introduced

 

Lord Macaulay                                     Introduced English education

 

Lord Dalhousie                                   Railways started, Indians’ Entry to ICS opened, Lapse Theory

 

William Bentick                                   Abolition of Sati, Thugee and Female Infanticide

 

Lord Canning                                     1857 Revolt occured during his term

 

Lord Rippon                                        Local Self-Government initiated

 

Lord Dufferin                                       Indian National Congress formed during his term

 

Lord  Wavell                                         Shimla Plan

 

Lord Wellsley                                      Subsidiary Alliance



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