national buildings construction corporation limited

NBCC (India) Limited (formerly National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited) is a Navratna Central Public Sector responsible for which trades publicly in the market and is largely owned by the Government of India. It works in the Real Estate Development & construction business and also provides Project Management Consultancy. Presently, NBCC is in the process for …

pharmaceutical export promotion council

The dynamic growth of the Indian Pharma Industry and the recommendations of four major National Pharma associations built the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India to realize the need for separate export promotion council. Accordingly, Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India (PHARMEXCIL) has been established on 12.5.2004. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry …

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), a statutory body, is the pension regulator of India which was set up by Government of India on August 23, 2003, and was authorized by Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services. Upon introduction of the PFRDA Bill by the Government of India in the Parliament of …

National Digital Repository for Museums of India

Museums are a repository of a nation’s culture as they had explicit examples of the proof of the development of a country’s culture and heritage over a period of time. There are around 1,000 museums in India. These covers museums under the Central Government, State governments, District level Museums, Museums under universities as well as …

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA) is an autonomous, statutory body tasked with regulating and encouraging the insurance and reinsurance industries in India. It was created by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999, an Act of Parliament passed by the Government of India. The agency’s headquarters are in Hyderabad, Telangana, …

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research

The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) was set up as an autonomous Research and Development Institution of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (formerly Department of Ocean Development), Government of India on the 25th May 1998. With a mission mandate that is quite problematic, the Centre is designated as the apex organization for …

Real Estate Regulatory Authorities

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 is an Act of the Parliament of India which looks too safe guard home-buyers as well as help boost investments in the real estate industry. The act establishes Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in each state for regulation of the real estate sector and also acts as …

national institute of ocean technology

The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) was set up in November 1993 as an autonomous society under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. NIOT is managed by a Governing Council and the Director is the pioneer of the Institute. The major focus of starting NIOT under the Ministry of Earth Sciences is …

Mazagon Dock Limited

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), officially called Mazagon Dock Limited, is India’s prime shipyard. It produces warships and submarines for the Indian Navy and offshore platforms and associated support vessels for offshore oil drilling. It also constructs tankers, cargo bulk carriers, passenger ships, and ferries. The shipyards of MDL were set up in the 18th …

indian council of historical research

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is an autonomous body controlled by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, which had been established by an Administrative Order of the then Ministry of Education. The body, over many years, has granted financial assistance to the historians and direction to the research scholars in their multifarious topics …

Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) was established by the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India (GoI) in 1966. It was one of various Export Promotion Councils (EPCs) launched by the Indian Government, to boost the country’s export thrust, when India’s post-Independence economy began making forays in the international markets. Since 1998, the …

Cashew Export Promotion Council of India

The Cashew Export Promotion Council of India or CEPC or CEPCI was set up by the Government of India in 1955, with the active cooperation of the cashew industry with the object of promoting exports of cashew kernels and cashew nut shell liquid from India. It is headquartered in Mundakkal in the city of Kollam, …