Which among regulations made English as a medium of education compulsory in government aided schools and colleges?

(A) Pitts India Act, 1784
(B) Educational Despatch, 1854
(C) Macaulay Minute, 1835
(D) Regulating Act, 1773

Correct Answer : Macaulay Minute, 1835
Question Asked : SSC Section Officer (Audit) Exam 2003
Explanation: Macaulay was Secretary to the Board of Control under Lord Grey from 1832 until 1833. After the passing of the Government of India Act 1833, he was appointed as the first Law Member of the Governor-General’s Council. He went to India in 1834. He served on the Supreme Council of India between 1834 and 1838. He introduced English education in India through his famous minute of February 1835.
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