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List of PSUs in India

India has nearly 300 Central Public Sector Enterprises. Of these, there are 8 Maharatnas, 16 Navratnas and 74 Miniratnas. List of all major Public Sector Enterprises also called Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) is given here

List of Maharatna

    National Thermal Power Corporation(NTPC)    Oil and Natural Gas Corporation(ONGC)    Steel Authority of India Limited(SAIL)    Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited(BHEL)    Indian Oil Corporation Limited(IOCL)    Coal India Limited(CIL)    Gas Authority of India Limited(GAIL)    Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited(BPCL)

Fast Facts: International Solar Alliance

World need more energy, fossil fuel reservoirs are depleting. Save Energy is one option but perhaps we cannot  save enough of it to fill the rising energy demand. Solar Energy is the option. We need to trap solar energy for the use of human kind and hence formed International Solar Alliance at Paris, France. The objective of this organization is making good use of solar energy.

It all started with an speech of Prime Minister of India in November 2015 at Wembley Stadium, in which he referred to sunshine countries as Suryaputra ("Sons of the Sun").

The sunshine countries are those lied in the Torrid Zone, i.e. between tropic of Cancer and tropic of Capricorn.

The Foundation stone of ISA jointly laid by the Prime Minister of India and French President President Fran├žois Hollande. The ISA has Headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana India.

As of 2017, 121 countries are members of ISA.

Countries outside of Torrid Zone can also join ISA and enjoy equal rights and responsibilities but no…

List of Government of India Agencies

The Government of India has many agencies like Ministries, Autonomous Bodies, Departments and Centres to advise government and help in functioning. Its important for every individual living in a country to know his / her government and its functioning. Broadly this knowledge makes a portion of General Awareness. In competitive examinations like Railway Recruitment, Banking, PO, Civil Services, Teachers' Appointment, Legal Professional Selection, SSC, Defence Personnel's Recruitment questions related various domains are asked. To help readers of this blog in preparing for competitive examination I have gathers here data about List of Government of India Agencies. To know about each of those Government of India agencies click of the links below
Agencies under Ministry of Home Affairs India GovernmentAgencies Under Ministry of Agriculture Government of IndiaAgencies under Ministry of Civil AviationAgencies under Ministry of CoalMinistry of Commerce and Industry/ Ministry of Busin…

Tribunals in India

Appellate Tribunal for Electricity    Appellate Tribunal for Forfeited Property    Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange    Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal    Armed Forces Tribunal    Authority for Advance Rulings    Authority for Advance Rulings (Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax)    Central Administrative Tribunal    Competition Commission of India    Company Law Board    Competition Appellate Tribunal    Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal    Cyber Appellate Tribunal    Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunal    Film Certification Appellate Tribunal    Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal    Industrial Tribunal    Intellectual Property Appellate Board    National Green Tribunal    National Highways Tribunal    National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission    Railway Claims Tribunal    Securities Appellate Tribunal    Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Authority    Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Law enforcement

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Criminal Investigations Department (CID)Directorate General Civil Defence & Fire Services (DGCD)Home GuardsRailway Protection ForceRapid Action Force (RAF)Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)Central Vigilance CommissionNarcotics Control Bureau (NCB)National Security Guards (NSG)Defence Security CorpsDepartment of Internal SecuritySpecial Protection Group (SPG) Source:


    Intelligence Bureau (IB) (internal)    Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) (external)    Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) (internal)
Economic     Economic Intelligence Council    Central Economic Intelligence Bureau    Directorate General of Revenue Intelligence (DGRI)    Directorate of Enforcement    Directorate General of Anti-Evasion    Directorate General of Income Tax Investigation    Directorate of Income Tax Intelligence and Criminal Investigation
Military     Aviation Research Centre(ARC)    Directorate of Military Intelligence    Directorate of Air Intelligence    Directorate of Naval Intelligence    Special Service Bureau
Other     All-India Radio Monitoring Service (AIRMS)    Joint Cipher Bureau    Signal Intelligence Directorate Source:

Independent Agencies/Bodies

Planning Commission    Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(TRAI)    Election Commission of India    Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)    Central Information Commission    Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)    Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser    National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)    National Commission for Minorities (NCM)    National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC)    National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST)    National Commission for Women (NCW)    National Commission on Population    National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)    Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)    Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Independent Departments

Department of Atomic Energy
Bhabha Atomic Research CentreIndira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, KalpakkamRaja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, IndoreVariable Energy Cyclotron Centre, CalcuttaAtomic Minerals Division, HyderabadNuclear Fuel Complex, HyderabadHeavy water plant, ManuguruNPCIL, MumbaiUCIL, JhadugudaElectronics Corporation of India Limited, HyderabadBHAVINI, KALPAKKAMDepartment of Space     Indian Space Research Organisation    National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Which agencies comes under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, GOI?
Department of SportsNational Sports FederationSports Authority of India (SAI)All India Boxing Association (AIBA)Indian Amateur Boxing FederationWrestling Federation of India (WFI)Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)Indian Olympic Association (IOA)All India Chess FederationAll India Football Federation (AIFF)All India Tennis Association (AITA)Tamil Nadu State Chess Association (TNSCA)All India Carrom Federation (AICF)Badminton Association of IndiaBall Badminton Federation of IndiaAmateur Baseball federation of IndiaIndian Body Builders FederationBridge Federation of IndiaCycling Federation of IndiaEquestrian Federation of India (EFI)Hockey IndiaTable Tennis Federation of India (TTFI)Volleyball Federation of India (VFI)Indian Weightlifting FederationIndian Powerlifting FederationBilliards & Snookers Federation of IndiaAmateur Kabaddi Federation of IndiaYachting Association of IndiaKho-Kho Federation of…

Ministry of Textiles

Which agencies comes under the purview of Ministry of Textiles, GOI?

Autonomous Bodies    National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT)    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management
Statutory Bodies     Textiles Committee    Central Silk Board, Bangalore
Export Promotion Councils
    EEPC India (Formerly, Engineering Export Promotion Council), largest export promotion council in India.    Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)    Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC)    Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL)    Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH)    Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC)    Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)    Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPC)    Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council (Pharmexcil)
Textiles Research Associations     Ahmedabad Textile Industry's Research Association (ATIRA)    Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA)    South India Textile Research Association (SITRA)    Northe…

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Agencies under the purview of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, GOI

     National Commission for Backward Classes        National Commission for Scheduled Castes        National Commission for Safai KaramcharisOther Statutory Bodies
    Rehabilitation Council of India        Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities        National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation    National Institutes
        Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped        Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped        National Institute of Mentally Handicapped        Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research

Ministry of Science & Technology

Which agencies comes under the purview of Ministry of Science & Technology, GOI?
Department of BiotechnologyDepartment of Ocean Development National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR)
Department of Scientific & Industrial ResearchCouncil of Scientific and Industrial ResearchNational Research Development CorporationConsultancy Development CentreCentral Electronics Limited
   Department of Science & Technology    Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (formerly Centre For Liquid Crystal Research)    National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF) Source:

Ministry of Railways

Which agencies comes under the purview of Ministry of Railways, GOI?

    Railway Board        Indian Railways            16 Zones            Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (public sector undertaking)            Konkan Railway Corporation (public sector undertaking)            Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation (public sector undertaking)            Production Units                Chittaranjan Locomotive Works                Diesel Locomotive Works                Diesel-Loco Modernisation Works                Integral Coach Factory                Rail Coach Factory                Rail Wheel Factory            Maintenance Units        Bharat Wagon and Engineering Limited (public sector undertaking)        Central Organisation for Modernisation of Workshops        Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE)        Container Corporation of India (public sector undertaking)        Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (public sector undertaking)        …

Agencies under Ministry of Power

Which agencies comes under Ministry of Power, GOI?

    Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations
    Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bangalore, Karnataka    National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Faridabad, Haryana
Power Boards / Undertakings
    Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Kolkata    National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) - Power System Operation Corporation Limited, New Delhi    National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)    Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Shillong    Tamil Nadu Energy Company Limited (NTECL)    PFC Consulting Limited (PFCCL), Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), New Delhi    Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFCL), New Delhi    Power Trading Corporation of India Limited (PTC)    Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private limited (RGPPL), New Delhi    Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Bangalore    Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Mumbai
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