Lord William Bentinck (1823-1836)
The first governor-general of India
Suppression of thugee through regulation.
Abolition of sati through regulation XVII of 1829 declaring sati illegal.
Charter Act of 1833.It opened the services for the Indians without
Educational reforms and introduction of English as the official language.
Abolition of the provincial courts of appeal and circuit set up by the
Cornwallis.Sadar Nizamat Adalat and Sadar Diwani Adalat set up at
Allahabad.Appointments of commissioners of revenue.
Concluded a treaty of perpetual friendship with Ranjit Singh.
Deposition of Raja of Mysore and annexation of Coorg and Central Cachar.
Formation of Agra province.
In 1830 annexation of Cachar took place.
Court of Vernacular started.
Appointed Macaulay as the President of Committee.