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There were many reforms introduced by Warren Hastings:


• The Dual Government system introduced by Robert Clive was ended.


• Administration of provinces was now in the hands of East India Company.


• The English treasury was shifted Murshidabad to Calcutta.


• The two courts of appeal namely Sadar Diwani Adalat(Civil) and Sadar Nizamat Adalat(Criminal) was set up in Calcutta and each district.


• A digest of Hindu law and Muslim law was formed for the courts.


• A Board of Trade was setup to buy quality goods for the company.


• He reduced the customs by 2.5% for merchants to encourage the Indian trade.


• Many custom houses were abolished and only five were setup namely Calcutta, Dacca, Murshidabad, Patna and Hoogly.


• And, the Board of Revenue was formed in Calcutta to look into revenue administration.


• He himself being a patron of learning started a Calcutta Madrasa for promotion of Islamic Studies.


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