What changes were made in the administration of India after the Revolt was suppressed?


After the Revolt was suppressed following types of changes were made in the administration of India:

  1. The rule of the East India company ended. The British crown took over the administration.
  2. A secretary of state was appointed by the British Parliament to look after the governance of India with the help of a council.
  3. The Governor-General was given the title of Viceroy which was the representative of the British Crown.
  4. The British reorganised the army to prevent any future revolts.
  5. The policy of annexations of Indian territories was given up. The Indian princes were granted the right of adoption.
  6. Full religious freedom was guaranteed to the Indians.