Kerala PSC - Utram Thirunal Marthanda Varma (1847-1860)

  • He firstly bestowed his attention on the improvement of the finances of the state by enforcing strict economy in expenditure in the palace, public works and Devaswams.

  • The Royal Proclamation of July 26, 1859 abolishing all restrictions in the matter of the covering of the upper parts b Shanar women in Travancore.

  • The first Post Office in Travancore was opened at Aleppey in 1857.

  • A schol for girls was opened at Trivandrum in 1859.

  • First modern factory for the manufacture of coir was opened at Aleppey in 1859.

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