Sir John Lawrence (1864-1869)

  • Scholarship scheme was introduced.
  • War with Bhutan in 1864.
  • Indo-European telegraph from Karachi,Persia and Turkey in 1865.
  • Masterly Inactivity policy was followed.
  • Establishment of High courts at Calcutta,Madras and Bombay in 1865.
  • Passed the Punjab Tenancy Act (1868)
  • In 1868 annual grant of six lakhs of rupees to Sher Ali Amir of Afghanistan and railway opened from Ambala to Delhi.