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national-stock-exchange

NSE, or the National Stock Exchange of India Limited, is India’s main stock exchange. Set up in 1992 and located in Mumbai, this exchange brought a paradigm shift to the Indian financial market right after it had suffered a setback due to an unprecedented scam that hit the Bombay Stock Exchange. This article, divided into …

Enforcement-Directorate

Directorate of Enforcement is a specialized financial investigation body under the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, which enforces the following laws: – Foreign Exchange Management Act,1999 (FEMA) – A Civil Law, with officers are authorized to organize investigations into suspected contraventions of the Foreign Exchange Laws and Regulations, adjudicate, contraventions, and …

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is an organ under the government of India that regulates the securities market. It was launched in the year 1988 and received statutory powers under the SEBI Act, 1992.   The body has created guidelines for investors to gain awareness regarding the manner in which mutual funds function by offering the required information. …

Gazette of India

The Gazette of India is a public journal and an authorized legal document of the Government of India, issued weekly by the Department of Publication, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. As a public journal, the Gazette prints official notices from the government. It is unique in content, accurate and strictly in accordance with the …

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana is a scheme launched in November 2015 by Piyush Goyal. Piyush Goyal is Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy (Now Railway minister and coal minister). This scheme is optional for the states to join. The first state who joined this yojana was Jharkhand. Other states …

What is the Election Commission of India?

The Election Commission of India (ECI) is a constitutional organization responsible for administering elections in India according to the rules and regulations mentioned in the Constitution of India. It was launched on January 25, 1950, with an aim to define and control the process for elections conducted at various levels: Parliament, State Legislatures, and the …

CPWD came into functioning in July 1854 when Lord Dalhousie established a central agency for execution of public works and set up Ajmer Provincial Division. With the professional expertise in disciplines including Architecture, Engineering, Project Management coupled with comprehensive experience in building construction and maintenance CPWD has been serving the nation for last 162 years …

Central Bureau of Investigation

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the foremost investigating agency of India. Working under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, the CBI is headed by the Director. The CBI has been known to investigate several economic crimes, special crimes, cases of corruption and other high-profile cases. The founding director …

What is the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP)

Currently, India ranks third globally with 5264 large dams in operation and about 437 are under construction. These dams are important for ensuring the water security of the Country, and these also constitute a major responsibility in terms of asset management and safety. In April 2012, the Central Water Commission (CWC) under Ministry of Water …

What is the Press Information Bureau

The Press Information Bureau was established in 1919 as a small cell, which has now increased into a nationwide network of 8 regional offices and 34 branch offices. The PIB is a gateway for the Union Government communication. It has also introduced the mobile version of its website for mobile users. The PIB is the central …

What is DigiLocker: Features, Benefits, and Safety

DigiLocker is one of many programmes by Government of India in furthering the Digital India initiatives. Primarily a DigiLocker is a digital repository which helps you store important documents (like Aadhaar, mark sheets CBSE, ICSE, ISC, Driving License, Registration certificate, gas connection copy etc) from 36 different issuers in a cloud-based application for safe and …

What is the National Council of Vocational Training?

The National Council for Vocational Training, an advisory body, was introduced by the Government of India in 1956 (the then National Council of Training in Vocational Trades—NCTVT). The Council has been entrusted with the responsibilities of aforesaid standards and curricula for craftsmen training, advising the Government of India on the overall policy and programmes, conducting …