Current Affairs Questions

Statutory, Regulatory & Quasi-judicial Bodies:

National Productivity Council

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Productivity Council (NPC):

  1. Established by the Ministry of Industry, Government of India in 1958, it is an autonomous, multipartite, non-profit organization and has been registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.
  2. NPC is a constituent of the Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an Inter-Governmental Body, of which the Government of India is a founder member.

Chose the correct answer from the codes given below:



Central Administrative Tribunal

Consider the following statements with reference to the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT):

  1. The Central Administrative Tribunal was established by an Act of Parliament namely Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985 as sequel to the 42nd amendment of the Constitution of India inserting Article 323 A.
  2. The Tribunal is headed by the Chairman and 65 Members, 33 from Judicial (including Chairman) and 33 from the Administrative stream.
  3. It is not bound by the procedure laid down in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, but is guided by the principles of natural justice.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

Indian Council For Cultural Relations

Who among the following laid the foundation of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in 1950?Who among the following laid the foundation of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in 1950?Who among the following laid the foundation of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in 1950?Who among the following laid the foundation of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in 1950?Who among the following laid the foundation of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in 1950?


National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority And Price Monitoring & Resource Unit

Recently, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has set up price monitoring and resource unit (PMRU) in one the state/UT. Choose the state/UT name from the options given below:


Central Adoption Regulatory Authority

Consider the following statements with reference to the Central Adoption Regulatory Authority (CARA):

  1. Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) is a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India.
  2. It is designated as the Central Authority to deal with inter-country adoptions in accordance with the provisions of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, 1993, ratified by Government of India in 2003.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


National Anti-Profiteering Authority

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAPA):

  1. The National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) is the statutory mechanism under GST law to check the unfair profiteering activities by the registered suppliers under GST law.
  2. The Authority comprises of a six-member committee, consisting of, a Chairman (equivalent to a rank of secretary in the government), five technical members (present/former commissioners of State tax or central tax departments).

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Land Ports Authority Of India

Consider the following statements with reference to the Land Ports Authority of India:

  1. The Land Ports Authority of India is a statutory body established under Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010.
  2. It functions under the administrative control of the Department of Border Management, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Bureau Of Energy Efficiency

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE) is an agency of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Power created in March 2002 under the provisions of the nation's Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
  2. BEE co-ordinates with designated consumers, designated agencies and other organizations and recognize, identify and utilize the existing resources and infrastructure, in performing the functions assigned to it under the Energy Conservation Act.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Khadi And Village Industries Commission

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is a statutory body formed by the Government of India, under the Act of Parliament - Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956.
  2. The KVIC is authorized to establish and maintain separate organisations for the purpose of carrying out any or all of the above matters besides carrying out any other matters incidental to its activities.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Central Adoption Resource Authority

Consider the following statements:

  1. Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) is a statutory body of Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India.
  2. CARA is designated as the Central Authority to deal with inter-country adoptions in accordance with the provisions of the Hague Convention on Inter-country Adoption, 1993, ratified by Government of India in 2003.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?


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