Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963

By | August 3, 2017

The Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act was enacted in the year 1963 to strengthening the export trade through quality control and pre-shipment inspection. The act empowers the government not only to notify the commodities which may be subjected to compulsory quality monitoring and inspection before export but also specify the type of quality control or inspection. The Act… Read More »

Departments under the Ministry of Science and Technology – DBT, DST, DSIR

By | August 3, 2017

Department of Biotechnology(DBT), Department of Science and Industrial Research (DSIR) and Ministry of Science and Technology(DST) are the three departments which work under the Ministry of Science & Technology. Department of Biotechnology(DBT): Department of Biotechnology(DBT) is responsible for identifying and supporting specific Research and development programs in biotechnology and biotechnology-related product manufacture. DBT also supports training of young… Read More »

About The Central Statistical Organisation (CSO)

By | August 3, 2017

The Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) was set up in the cabinet secretariat on 2 May 1951. CSO is responsible for coordination of statistical activities in the country, and evolving and maintaining statistical standards. CSO activities include national income accounting, conduct an annual  survey of industries, economic census and its follow up surveys, compilation of index of industrial production,… Read More »

About National Statistical Commission (NSC)

By | August 3, 2017

Indian government ordered setting up National Statistical Commission (NSC) on 1st June, 2005 on the recommendations of C. Rangarajan Commission. NSC assumed charge on 12th July, 2006. Prof Suresh Tendulkar became the first chairperson of the NSC. Constitution of NSC: A part-time chairperson who will be an eminent statistician or social scientist. Four part-time members, one each from… Read More »

About the National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO)

By | August 3, 2017

The National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) carries out socioeconomic surveys, undertakes field of work for the Annual Survey of Industries and follow-up surveys of economic census, sample checks on area enumeration and crop estimation surveys and and prepares the urban frames useful in drawing of urban samples, besides collection of price data from rural and urban sectors. NSSO… Read More »

Flagship Programmes by Government of India

By | August 3, 2017

Some of the Flagship Programmes by Government of India (GOI) are : National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP) National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) Mid-day Meal Scheme (MDM) National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP): The National… Read More »

Commercial Shipping Features

By | July 13, 2017

The salient features of commercial shipping can be summarized as under: Shipping of goods is an international activity perpetually exposed to change in the international environment. Commercial shipping is subjected to periodic cycles of depression and buoyancy in business. The highly capital-intensive nature of the industry necessitates Large financial resources, and Adequate utilization of capital. International mobility of ships… Read More »

About Four Anglo-Mysore Wars

By | June 26, 2017

The Anglo–Mysore Wars were a series of four wars fought in India over the three decades of the 18th century between the British East India Company and the Kingdom of Mysore. The fourth war ended with a result in the overthrow of the house of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan and the dismantlement of Mysore to the benefit… Read More »