Lord Mayo (1869-72)

  • Introduced financial decentralisation in India and made first Provincial settlement in 1870.
  • He established the Rajkot College at Kathiawar and Mayo College at Ajmer for Indian princes.
  • He organised the Statistical Survey of India.
  • He established the Department of Agriculture and Commerce.
  • He was the only viceroy to murdered in office by a convict in the Andamans in 1872.
  • Introduction of State Railways.
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