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Abbreviation Full Form
ECOSOC (UN) Economic and Social Commission
ECM European Comman Market
ECLA (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America
ECE (UN) Economic Commission of Europe
ECAFE (UN) Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
CITU Centre of Indian Trade Union
CIA Central Intelligence Agency
CENTO Central Treaty Organization
CBI Central Bureau of Investigation
ASEAN Association of South-East Asian Nations
AITUC All India Trade Union Congress
AICC All India Congress Committee
ADB Asian Development Bank
EDC European Defence Community
EEC European Economic Community
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
GATT General Agreement on Tariff and Trade
GNLF Gorkha National Liberation Front
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
IATA International Air Transport Association
IBRD International Bank of Reconstruction & Development
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IDA International Development Association
AGP Assam Gana Parishad
AASU All Assam Students'Union
GSP Gana Sangram Parishad
IFC International Finance Corporation
ILO International Labour Organization
IMF International Monetary Fund
INTUC Indian National Trade Union Congress
INTERPOL International Police
ITU International Tele-Communications Union
IRO International Refugee Organization
KGB Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bizo Pasnosti
LTTE Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
MISA Maintenance of Internal Security Act
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
POW Prisoner of War
SALT Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
SEADO South-East Asia Defence Organization
SEATO South-East Asia Treaty Organization
TAB (UN) Technical Assistance Board
TNV Tripura National Volunteers
UNCAFE United Nations Commission for Asia and East
TULF Tamil United Liberation Front
UNCTAD United Nation Conference on Trade & Devt.
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WHO World Health Organization
WFTU World Federation of Trade Unions
UPU Universal Postal Union
UNO United Nations Organization
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Org.
UNICEF United Nations Int. Children's Emergency Fund
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
SDI Strategic Defence Initiative
CHOGM Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
USIS United States Information Service
NAM Non-aligned Movement
SAARC South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation
COFEPOSA Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act
BOP Balance of Payment
FERA Foreign Exchange Regulation Act
FECTT Foreign Exchange Conservation Travel Tax
ANC African National Congress
COMECON Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
CID Criminal Investigation Department
HUDCO Housing & Urban Development Corporation
PLO Palestine Liberation Organization
PTI Press Trust of India
RAW Research & Analysis Wing
SWAPO South-West African People's Organization
ESA European Space Agency
ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
ESMA Essential Services Maintenance Act
ICFTU International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
ICRC International Committee of the Red Cross
IDBI Industrial Development Bank of India
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Devt.
IPA Integrated Programme for Action
ITDC India Tourism Development Corporation
ITO International Trade Organisation
IYSH International Year of Shelter for Homeless
LIC Life Insurance Corporation
MRTPC Monopolice and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission
NABARD National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Devt.
NCERT National Council of Educational Research and Training
NDA National Defence Academy
NEFA North East Frontier Agency
NCC National Cadet Corps
NNPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
NREP National Rural Employment Programme
OAPEC Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries
OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
PCS Public Civil Service
PSC Public Service Commission
PWD Public Works Department
UNI United News of India
UNDRO United Nations Disaster Relief Organization
UNFPA United Nations Fund for Population Activities
WFP World Food Programme
ONGC Oil and Natural Gas Commission
NSNIS Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports
ISI Indian Standards Institute
UGC University Grants Commission
DVC Damodar Vally Corporation
MODVAT Modified Value Added Tax
NTPC National Thermal Power Corporation
NHPC National Hydroelectric Power Corporation
IRDP Integrated Rural Development Programme

 

 

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