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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 »

Indian Stock Exchanges Service Corporation (ISESC)

By | July 29, 2016

Indian Stock Exchanges Services Corporation (ISESC) is promoted by second rung stock exchanges of the country and is floated as a company under Section 35 of Companies Act. ISESC came to functional on June 1998. In ISESC there are 14 members including Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Cochin, Coimbatore, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Madhya Pradesh, Mangalore, Patna, Saurashtra and Vadodara stock exchanges.… Read More »

Important Terms Related to Banking

By | March 9, 2016

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may control money supply in the market through following operations: Bank Rate Policy Open Market Operations (OMO) Cash Reserve Ratio (SRR) Statutory Liquidity Ratio Liquidity Adjustment Facility operating through Repo and Reserve Repo. Selective Credit Controls Moral Suasion Bank Rate Bank Rate has been defined as the standard rate at which RBI is… Read More »

Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (SPMCIL)

By | March 9, 2016

Security Printing & Minting corporation of India Ltd. (SPMCIL), a wholly owned company of Government of India, was incorporated in January 2006 with its headquarters in New Delhi. It is a miniratna status public sector undertaking (PSU) and is engaged in the manufacture of security paper, printing of currency and black notes, non-judicial stamp papers, postage stamps, travel… Read More »

Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC)

By | February 12, 2016

A non-banking financial company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956 and is engaged in the business of loans and advances, acquisition of shares/stock/bonds/debentures/securities issued by Indian government or local authority or other securities of like marketable nature, leasing, hire-purchase, insurance business, chit business, but does not include any institution whose principal business is that of agriculture activity, industrial… Read More »

Source of Revenue for Central Government and State Government

By | November 18, 2015

1. Source of Revenue for Central Government Source of Tax Revenue for Central Government: It includes taxes on certain items mentioned in the Union List of the seventh schedule and others. Source of Non Tax Revenue for Central Government: It includes Borrowings Income of government undertaking Income for government properties Interest earning on loans and advances Gifts, donations,… Read More »