Institutions

BIMSTEC

  BIMSTEC stands for Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation. It is an international organisation involving a group of countries in South Asia and South East Asia. 7 members : Bangladesh India Myanmar Sri Lanka Thailand Bhutan Nepal Established in 1997 in Bangkok Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Thailand were founding members HQ : Dhaka, …

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Bombay Natural History Society (BHNS)

BNHS is one of the largest non-governmental organisations in India engaged in conservation and biodiversity research. It was founded on 15 September 1883 and headquartered at Hornbill House, Mumbai. It supports many research efforts through grants and publishes the Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. Department of Science and Technology has designated it as …

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SAARC

SAARC stands for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation It is regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union in South Asia. Founded in Dhaka in 1985 Secretariat : Kathmandu 8 Members: Afghanistan (Joined in 2007) Bhutan Bangladesh India Pakistan Nepal Sri Lanka Maldives Myanmar and China are not its members Nine observer states: Australia, China, European Union, Japan, Iran, Mauritius, …

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CERT-In

CERT-In stands for Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) CERT-In is nodal government agency that deals with cyber security threats like hacking and phishing in India. It comes under the aegis of Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Established in 2004 Headquarters: New Delhi Objective: Protect Indian cyberspace and software infrastructure against destructive and hacking …

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United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

UNCITRAL was established by the UN General Assembly in 1966 to promote the progressive harmonisation and unification of international trade law. It is the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. It also aims to modernize and harmonize rules on international business. The Commission comprises 60 member …

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NABARD

  NABARD is an apex development bank in India. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) holds the majority stake in it. Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra. Established: 1982 on the recommendations of Shivaraman Committee to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1981. It has been entrusted with matters concerning policy, planning and operations …

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Indian Ocean Rim Association

The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), formerly known as the Indian Ocean Rim Initiative and Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC), is an international organisation consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.   The IORA is a regional forum, tripartite in nature, bringing together representatives of Government, Business and Academia, for promoting co-operation …

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