All Important event during Warren Hastings

Warren Hastings was the 1st Governor-General of Bengal.
Birth - 1732 Death - 1818
Tenure - 20 October 1773 - 8 February 1785


  • Regulating Act of 1773
  • Supreme Council of Bengal
  • Supreme Court of Judicature at Fort William (1774) was established
  • Asiatic Society of Bengal (1784)
  • Pitt's India Act (1784)
  • Stopped Mughal pension to Shah Alam II
  • Abolished the Dual System in Bengal (Which was introduced by Robert Clive).
  • Moved Treasury from Murshidabad to Calcutta
  • James Augustus Hicky's Bengal Gazette- First Indian newspaper published (in 1780)
  • First Anglo-Maratha War (1775–82)
  • Second Anglo-Mysore war (1780–84)
  • First Rohilla War (1773–1774)
  • Ring fence policy
  • Founded Calcutta Madrasa (Aliah University)
  • Creation of collector post
  • The first Governor General to be prosecuted for impeachment. (As a consequence of his involvement in First Rohilla War)
  • Experimentation on land settlements. (1772-five years settlement, changed to 1 year in 1776)
  • English Translation of Bhagwat Gita by Charles Wilkins.

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