Lord Minto (1807- 1813)
Sent Mission of Malcom to Persia and the Elphinstone to Kabul.
Treaty of Amritsar with Ranjit Singh which extended the British rule up to
the river Satluj.
End of the first stage of British relations with the Indian princes which
was based on self-defence and friendly alliances.
Charter Act of 1813.
Importation of slaves into India was stopped.
Sir John Strachey the finance member of the viceroy council tried to
equalize the rates of salt duties in the British provinces.
The famine of 1876-1878.
The British parliament passed the Royal Titles Act investing Queen Victoria
with the title of Kaiser-i-hind or Queen Empress of India.
Introduced the gold standard into the monetary system.