VKRV Rao

V.-K.-R.-Varadaraja-Rao

Born: 8 July 1908, KanchipuramDied: 1991 Prof. Vijayendra Kasturi Ranga Varadaraja Rao was a multifaceted personality – Economist, Educationist, Administrator and Institution builder. After collegiate education in Bombay, he obtained a Ph.D in Economics from Cambridge in 1936. Commencing from…

CENTRAL VIGILANCE COMMISSION

The CVC was set up on February 11, 1964. The CVC is considered to be the country’s anti-corruption watch dog. The President has inaugurated the golden jubilee celebrations of CVC on February 11, 2014. BACKGROUND: The CVC was set up…

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

The Official languages are mentioned in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution. The official language is mentioned in the part XVII of the Indian Constitution. The original Constitution mentioned 14 languages as the official languages. This is covered in the…

ZONAL COUNCILS

The first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru proposed that country can be divided into 4 or 5 zonal councils. Five Zonal Councils were set up in the year 1956. The Zonal Councils have been created by the States Reorganization…

JOINT PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (JPSC)

JOINT PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION A JPSC is a statutory body. It is not a constitutional body The Joint Public Service Commission is created by the parliament through a legislation (law). The JPSC is a statutory body. (The body that is…

State Public Service Commission (SPSC)

Every state of India consists of a State Public Service Commission. STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPOSITION: There is a chairman for SPSC. There are other members for SPSC. QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications of Chairman and members are not specified in the…

LaCONES

May 2021: Based on reports by CCMB-LaCONES, it has now been confirmed that eight Asiatic lions housed in Nehru Zoological Park (NZP), Hyderabad have tested positive for SARS-CoV2 virus. LaCONES or Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species, is a…

UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC)

Article 315: There shall be a Public Service Commission for the Union and Public service Commission for each state. UPSC is a Constitutional body. The UPSC conduct examinations for All India Services and other central services. WHAT ARE ALL INDIA…

Election Commission of India

The Election commission is a constitutional body that is entrusted with the responsibility of conducting free and fair elections in the country. On October 16, 1989 for the first time the President appointed 2 election commissioners. NOTE: The two election…

Advocate-General

an advocate general is a legal advisor to a state government. The post is created by the Constitution of India and corresponds to that of Attorney General of India at the central-level. The Governor of each state shall appoint a person who is qualified to be…