Institutions

Central Information Commission (CIC)

  CIC was established in 2005 by Central Government under provisions of Right to Information (RTI) Act (2005). The Chief Information Commissioner heads the Central Information Commission. The general superintendence, direction and management of affairs of Commission are vested in Chief Information Commissioner who is assisted by Information Commissioners. CIC hears appeals from information-seekers who …

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National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)

National Commission for Backward Classes is under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. It was constituted pursuant to the provisions of the National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993. Constitutional status: In 2017, a bill seeking to grant constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes is scheduled to be passed in Parliament. The bill was passed by …

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World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

It is international non-governmental organization working in the field of the wilderness preservation and reduction of human impact on the environment. It was formerly named World Wildlife Fund.  It is world’s largest conservation organization with over five million supporters worldwide, working in more than 100 countries, supporting around 1,300 conservation and environmental projects. It was founded …

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G20

It is an international forum for the governmentsand central bank governors from 20 major economies. Founded in 1999 Its aim was to review policy decisions to enhance international financial stability It now deliberates on global economic issues and other important development challenges. First Head of State Summit was held in 2008 (Due to Economic Crisis) 20 Members ( EU + …

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

  ICAR is an autonomous body responsible for co-ordinating agricultural education and research in India. It is the largest network of agricultural research and education institutes in the world. It reports to the Department of Agricultural Research and Education under the Union Ministry of Agriculture. The Union Minister of Agriculture serves as its president. HQ …

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IORA

IORA stands for Indian Ocean Rim Association It consists of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean The IORA is a regional forum which bring together representatives of Government, Business and Academia, for promoting co-operation and closer interaction among them 21 member states : South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Madagascar, Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles, Iran, Oman, UAE, …

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