Important international Institutions, agencies and fora, their structure and mandate.

An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence. There are two main types: International nongovernmental organizations(INGOs): non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate internationally. These include international non-profit organizations and worldwide companies such as the World Organization of the Scout Movement, International Committee of the Red Cross. Intergovernmental organizations, also known as international governmental organizations (IGOs): the type of organization most closely associated with … Read more

28.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

  Minister assures 24×7 power supply to state   Multi Purpose Projects (MPP) and Power Minister Anil Sharma said the state government would consider setting up a smart grid system on the lines of developed countries in Shimla and Dharmasala, which were being developed as smart cities.   To solve the low-voltage problem, he said … Read more

17-18.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Himachal Pradesh panel calls for overhaul of education in government schools   The state-level committee on employment generation and resource mobilisation, in its report submitted to the government, has painted a grim picture of the education system in government schools of Himachal Pradesh. According to the report, over the last 10 years, enrolment … Read more

25.11.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Shimla at risk, NGT prohibits construction on 45-degree slope   To reduce the risk of landslides in Shimla and nearby areas, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the departments concerned to ensure no construction activity takes place on slopes that are over 45 degrees steep. The tribunal said that the slope in soft … Read more

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