No economic growth : India made zero growth economically during Britishers rule from 1857-1947 as there were no opportunities for growth. Great economic hardships were faced by majority of the population. Created Indian Army : By 1945, trained Indian Army was 2+ million strong. Also the law was applicable to each and every individual of the country and everybody was equal before the law. Mahalwari System : The Mahalwari System was introduced in Punjab, parts of Madhya Pradesh and Western Uttar Pradesh. Architecture: Victoria terminus in Bombay is a world heritage site.
Ronald Ross : Nobel prize winning research on Malaria. The new technologies, institutions, knowledge, values and temper which the British people had brought with them, transformed the Indian society and culture a lot. Smith, Macdonell, Elphinestone, Grand Daff, Colonel Tod etc. They learned about democracy and nationalism. When commissioned in 1943, it was the 3rd longest cantilever bridge in the world.
Even Kerala school of Mathematics was uncovered by this department. Of course, Christianity was not a new thing in India before the arrival of the British. The industrial development was characterised by a lopsided pattern—core and heavy industries and power generation were neglected and some regions were favoured more than the others—causing regional disparities. In the Eighteenth century, India was intellectually stagnant. People mostly air their view that if India had never agreed to trade with the foreigners, then we would have been economically very strong till now. Transatlantic telegraph cable : First to connect Bombay to rest of the world 1870 8.
The country was united as aresult of the British. India got affected in many ways during British colonial rule but there was a positive side too, which cannot be denied either. Mir Jafar was unable to pay the money so he was replaced by Mir Qasim. Cricket It is a rich sport in India 2. A detailed survey of the economic impact of British rule follows: Deindustrialization—Ruin of Artisans and Handicraftsmen : Cheap and machine-made imports flooded the Indian market after the Charter Act of 1813 allowing one-way free trade for the British citizens. However, even today, infanticide is practised in backward areas in India.
Books, journals and newspapers circulated widely and were now easily available to educated Indians all over the country. Hastings destroyed them by organising a huge army. These laws, however, did not apply to Muslims who followed a different legal code. Today, India is one of the largest democracies in the world! Their view points were many times contradicted by Indian scholars like Mahamahopadhyaya, H. Unfortunately, i … t is still practiced heavily in India especially in Haryana and Punjab where female to male ratio is at an all time low.
Is this the civilization you are talking about?. To surrender their control on foreign affairs. Because of the efforts of the Calcutta Public Library, the present National Library has many extremely rare books and journals in its collection. What about the lost generations of master craftsmen and weavers whose hands and fingers were amputated, because they were making better clothes than the looms in Manchester. National Library formerly Imperial library : The Calcutta Public Library had a unique position as the first public library in this part of the world. Drain of Wealth : The greatest impact of British policies was the drain of wealth from India.
India left behind the medieval age and jumped into a new technologically advanced nation. Further, the undermining of caste and sex distinctions were certain other commendable measures of the British which encouraged the Indians to incorporate all these ideas while framing their constitution. This was as much true for the Zamindari areas as for areas under Ryotwari and Mahalwari systems. However, with the influence of English literature, novels, short-stories, essays and modem drama Indian writings developed, Shakespeare became an integral part of Indian study curriculum and his works were translated into several Indian languages. Transportation had never been cheaper, faster and easier. Translated holy books like Gita, Upanishads etc. Wilberforce and Macaulay : 20 year campaign against Slavery by abolitionists that also resulted in Indian slavery act.
Shame he died so young! Coal industry in India : Started from scratch by the British. Half the total government revenue, or iii. They wanted to educate them so that they would appreciate the British and strengthen their political authority in the country. Not allowed to make any alliance with other states. Many glorious buildings are in Calcutta and Bombay. Among the many positive effects it created, development of trade by exporting cinnamon,cardomom, nutmeg etc mix in the srilankan population promoted the idea of democracy development of economy through commercial … agriculture educational development eg: english education increace in job opportunities the judiciary system was developed eg: introduction of roman dutch law missinary schools were opened for yhe orphans development of the technology intrenational market trends were developed development of health services development of infrastructure facillities established a monetary system social awarenessand removal of many disbeilieves -Advances in transportation -Established the world's third largest railroad network -Developed a modern economy -Schools and Colleges were founded -Sanitation and public health improved -End to local warfare -Network of telephones, telegraph line, dams, bridges, and irrigation canals.
Forestry: Created Forestry department to preserve forests. Waters of five rivers the Jhelum, the Chenab, the Ravi, the Sutlej, and the Beas were harnessed to transform 6 million acres of desert into richest agricultural regions in asia Punjab. Orientalists advocated the traditional Indian learning through the medium of the classical languages of Sanskrit and Perisan. Many positive things happened during, and as a result of, the British colonization of India. This resulted in increased pressure on land. Many European scholars and government employees became increasingly interested in Indian languages.