Bureau of India Standards


The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the national Standards Body of India working under the aegis of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution. It is established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 which came into effect on 23 December 1986. The Minister in charge of the Ministry or Department having … Continue reading Bureau of India Standards

Central Secretariat


The Constitution has provided an elaborate framework for the governance system in India. Part V, Chapter 1 deals with the Union Executive, Chapter II deals with the Parliament and Chapter IV deals with the Union Judiciary. The Executive Power of the Union vests in the President and is exercised by him either directly or through … Continue reading Central Secretariat

Civil Reform & Police Reform


Civil service refers to the body of government officials who are employed in civil occupations that are neither political nor judicial. The importance of the Civil Service to governance stems from the following: o Service presence throughout the country and its strong binding character • Administrative and managerial capacity of the services • Effective policy-making … Continue reading Civil Reform & Police Reform

Institutions Related to Health


A. Medical Council of India • The Medical Council of India was set up in 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933. This Act was repealed and a new Act, The Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, was enacted. This latter Act was further amended in 1964, 1993 and in 2001. The objectives of the … Continue reading Institutions Related to Health

Corporate social responsibility


CSR is the commitment by businesses to behave ethically and contribute to economic development, while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large. The dimensions of the CSR triangular concept can be characterized as follows: • The self-regulation approach is characteristic … Continue reading Corporate social responsibility

National Crime Records Bureau


National Crime Records Bureau, an attached office of Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India was established in 1986 with a mandate to empower Indian Police with information technology solutions and criminal intelligence to enable them to enforce the law effectively. The National Crime Records Bureau, abbreviated to NCRB, is an Indian government agency responsible for collecting … Continue reading National Crime Records Bureau