HISTORY NOTES: Governor General (PART-II) for RRB NTPC and SSC CHSL EXAM

 Sir George Barlow (1805 – 07)
·         Signed treaty of Rajpur ghat with ya want Rao Holker

 Lord Minto – I (1807 – 13)
·         Signed treaty of Amritsar with Ranjit Singh (1809)

 Lord Hastings (1813 – 23)
·         Anglo – Nepal war (1814 – 16):- end of war by treaty of Sangoli (1816).
·         पिण्डरियों का दमन

8. Lord Adams (1823)
·         Banned on press.
9. Lord Amherst (1823 – 28)
·         1st Burmese war (1824 – 26):- end of war by treaty of Yandubu (1826).
Governor General of India

. Lord William Bentick (1828 – 35)
·         Become govt. general of India by charter Act 1833.
·         Abolished sati system
·         Restricted discrimination in civil services.
·         Regarded as the father of modern western education in India
·         Most liberal & enlightened govt. general of India
·         Macaulay’s  minute on education accepted”.
·         Established Calcutta medical college in 1835.
·         Appointed Divisional commissioner
 Charles Metcalf (1835 – 36)
·         Abolished ban on press.
·         Liberator of press

 Lord Auckland (1836 – 42)
·         First Anglo-Afgan war (1838 – 42)
·         Tripalle Alliance – EIC, Ranjit Singh & Shahsuja
·         Change the name of ‘shershah suri’ road as G. T. Road.

Lord Ellenborough (1842 – 44)
·         Merge Sindh in 1843.
·         Abolished ‘slave’ system in 1843.

 Lord Harding – I (1844 – 48)
·         1st Anglo-Sikh war:- end of war by treaty of Lahore.

 Lord Dalhousie (1848 – 56)
·         Merge Punjab in 1852, 2nd Anglo – Sikh war (1848 – 49)
·         2nd Anglo – Burmese war in 1852
·         Merge Sikkim in 1850
·         Introduction the doctrine of Lapse & annexation of Satara (1848), Jaitpur & Sambhalpur (1849) Banghat (1850), Udaipur (1852), Jhansi (1853), Nagpur (1854) & Awadh (1856)
·         Woods dispatch (1854) (Education related)
·         Railway minute 1853, & Laying down of First railway line connecting Bombay & thane in 1853.
·         Telegraph & Postal reforms. (Post office act – 1854)
·         Introduced electric telegraph between Calcutta & Agra.
·         Established a separate public works department in every province.
·         Window remarriage act 1856.

 Lord canning (1856 – 57)
·         Establishment of three universities at Calcutta, madras & Bombay in 1857.
·         Revolt 1857.



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