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William Bentinck: Social Reforms and Public Welfare Work
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In this lesson Ashna talks about the social reforms that were introduced by William Bentinck along with the public welfare works and other misc activities related to promoting Christianity in India.

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Ashna Sisodia
A passionate teacher, having scored 125+ in the prelims and 140 in Essay Paper and 110+ each in GS Papers in the UPSC Mains 2017.

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nice questions Sir but doubtful in 440th question I think none of the statements is correct....pls clarify
  1. Course : Modern History (Pre & Mains) Integrated Approach Presented by: Ashna Sisodia


  2. About Me Verified Educator at Unacademy From Chandigarh, India. Political Science and International Relations Optional for Mains 2019 An Educator at Unacademy since October 2016 Appeared in UPSC CSE Mains 2017 and scored 140 marks in Essay paper and 110 marks each in GS 2 and 3 Scored 125+ in Prelims 2017 CSE Btech from UIET, Courses Made so Far: Ashna Sisodia k olowers . India Yearbook 2018 and Learning Maps quickly in 25 Lessons In this Course, Ashna Sisodia will comprehensively cover complete Poitical Sclence and international Relations in the torm of stories and elaborately explain topics, which be helpful in solving Mains Optional Paper in UPSC latest pattern. The Course will be conducted in English and the notes wil also be provided in English - Nuclear security Doctrine-IR & PSIR World History - Module 1 and The Hindu June MCQs The Hindu Weekly Killer Course - June - October 2018 - Crash Course on International Organizations and - Ancient History and Answer Writing on Geography https://unacademy.com/user/AshnaSisodia International Relations Mains


  3. Reforms of Cornwallis, Bentick and Dalhousie


  4. VARIOUS REFORMS OF WILLIAM BENTINCK a) Economy in civil and military system Steps were taken to increase income and cut expenditure Abolished sinecure posts . . Official expenditure was cut down .Salaries were reduced Halved the allowance of employees who working withinFINANCIAL 400 miles Saved lot of money by abolishing provincial courts Starts appointing Indians on administrative posts REFORMS . . b) Efforts to increase Govt income License for opium Confiscation of jagirs Land revenue system of N.W province


  5. . ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS Appointment of Indians Combined the posts of collection and magistrates Liberal attitude towards newspaper . . JUDICIAL REFORMS . Abolition of courts of appeal and circuit . Separate courts for N.W province in Allahabad . Appointment of Indians as judge . Use of native languages . Jury system


  6. EDUCATIONAL REFORMS New educational policy Establishment of new colleges PUBLIC WELFARE WORKS Construction of SOCIAL REFORMS roads and canals Calcutta to Delhi facilities to farmers . Abolition of sati system . GT road from Abolition of thugee . Abolition of female infanticide . End of human sacrifices . Provide irrigational


  7. REFORMS OF LORD DALHOUSIE . Railway, postal and telegraph reforms ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS Appointment of It. governor in Bengal - Non-regulation system in new territories 11.1m Annual administrative reports from province Shimla as the summer capital Competitive examination of high posts


  8. MILITARY REFORMS .Artillery should be at some central place to meet . Army head quarter set up in .Raised a Gurkha regiment and . Three regiments of European exigencies Shimla troops of irregular army soldiers were raised in existing force.


  9. PUBLIC WORKS - Establishment of separate public . ECONOMIC REFORMS Open trade between India and England Development of iron and coal mines Increase in production of jute, tea and cotton Administration of forests works department Roads, canals and bridges Measures for preservation of historical buildings SOCIAL REFORMS . Prohibition of sati and female infanticide . Widow remarriage act . End of human sacrifice


  10. EDUCATIONAL REFORMS Impart education to the Indians is our moral duty Main object of universities should be conduct examination . EDUCATION REFOR . Set up in presidency towns Native languages should be taught in lower classes Private institutes promoted with grant in aid . Primary education should be promoted . Study of native languages should be promoted