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Statutory, Regulatory & Various Quasi-judicial Bodies :

Task Force To Prepare National Action Plan On Human Rights

Recently, the government decided to constitute a task force to prepare a National Action Plan on Human Rights (NAPHR) as mandated under the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) Universal Periodic Review (UPR).


National Green Tribunal (NGT)

Why is it in News?

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought report on waste tyres used in factories.


Central Drug Standard Control Organization

Why is it in News?

CDSCO has asked the manufacturers to inform the general public about the ill effects of popular antibiotics.


World Bank

Why is it in News?

David Robert Malpass, an American economic analyst and former government official has been appointed as the World Bank President. He was nominated by the President of USA, Donald Trump.


Forex Swap

Why is it in News?

RBI, for the 1st time, has resorted to forex swap mechanism to adjust the liquidity in the market.


Small Farmer’s Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC)

Why is it in News?

The Government has stated that the SFAC has a predominant role to play in achieving the target of doubling of farmers


Lokpal & Lokayuktas

Why is it in News?

P. C. Ghose was recently chosen as the 1st Lokpal of India.


Insurance Regulatory And Development Authority (IRDA) Of India

Why is it in News?

IRDAI and National Health Agency has joined hands for the Ayushman Bharat Scheme.


Island Development Agency (IDA)

Why is it in News?

Recently, four islands in Andaman and three islands in Lakshadweep have been identified for seaplane operations. Also, private sector participation has been invited for tourism-based projects


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