National Commission for Women

National Commission for Women: #GS II #Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies Topic Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies   What are the origins and goals of NCW? Background: The Committee on the Status of Women in India (CSWI) proposed establishing an NCW nearly 50 years ago to perform […]

About the IMD

About the IMD:  #GS II #Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies   Topic  Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies:   ∙Context:  ∙The majority of northeast, eastern, central, and portions of northwest India will have “above normal” temperatures on Tuesday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).    ∙About:  ∙In 1875, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) was founded. It is a part of the Indian government’s Ministry of Earth Sciences.  ∙It is the main organisation in charge of seismology, weather forecasting, and meteorological observations.  ∙The World Meteorological Organization’s six geographically oriented meteorological centres include IMD.  ∙The cyclones in the northern Indian Ocean are named by the Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre (RSMC) of Tropical Cyclones in New Delhi.  ∙IMD’s main office is in New Delhi.    ∙Objective:  ∙In order for weather-sensitive businesses like agriculture, irrigation, shipping, aviation, […]

About the HAL

About the HAL:   #GS II #Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies: Topic Statutory and Non-Statutory Bodies: Context: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. developed the Hindustan 228-201 LW aeroplane. An updated version of the aircraft has now been given approval by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) (HAL). […]