Administrative Changes were Introduced after the Revolt of 1857
The administrative changes that were introduced after the revolt of 1857:
- The British Crown was empowered to govern India by the Government of India Act 1858.
- It provided for the Governor-General to have an Executive Council.
- The members of the council were to function as his official advisers and as heads of different departments.
- The Secretary of State for India aided by a Council was to exercise power wielded by the directors of the Company and the Board of Control.