Following things occurred during Lord Hastings tenure:
Victory in the Gurkha War (1814–1816).
The final conquest of the Marathas in 1818.
Purchase of the island of Singapore in 1819.
He terminated the priorities of Magistrates.
He was the first to appoint Indians to the highest posts of responsibility.
The first vernacular newspaper Samahar Patrika begins to be published during his time.