Category UPSC

Wood’s Despatch on Education

In Modern Indian History, Charles Wood’s Despatch had an impact on education in British India as it promoted the use of vernacular languages in the primary schools. Charles Wood was the President of the Board of Control (Introduced through Pitt’s India Act, 1784)…

The Doctrine of Lapse

The Doctrine of Lapse The Doctrine of Lapse was an annexation policy followed widely by Lord Dalhousie when he was India’s Governor-General from 1848 to 1856. It was used as an administrative policy for the extension of British Paramountcy. Features…

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