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A regulatory authority is an autonomous enforcing body created by the government to oversee and enforce regulations regarding occupational health and safety. The role of the regulatory authority is to establish and strengthen safety standards and ensure consistent compliance with them.
List of regulatory authorities:-
The Reserve Bank of India
The Reserve Bank of India is India's central bank and regulatory body under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance, Government of India. It is responsible for the issue and supply of the Indian rupee and the regulation of the Indian banking system.
Governor: Shaktikanta Das
Reserves: ?4,669,426 crore (US$620 billion)
Currency: Indian rupee (?)
Founder: British Raj
Founded: 1 April 1935, Kolkata
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India.
Founded August 2011
Sector: Food safety
Headquarters: New Delhi
Agency executive: Rita Teaotia (Chairperson)
Parent agency: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
The Directorate General of Shipping,
India is an attached office under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, responsible for life, health, vessel and the environment for Indian registered ships and ships at Indian ports.
Founded: September 1949
Parent agency: Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
The Securities and Exchange Board of India is the regulatory body for securities and commodity market in India under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance, Government of India. It was established on 12 April 1988 and given Statutory Powers on 30 January 1992 through the SEBI Act, 1992.
Founded: 12 April 1992
Sector- Securities market
Agency executive: Ajay Tyagi (Chairperson)
Type: Statutory corporation
The University Grants Commission of India is a statutory body set up by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India in accordance to the UGC Act 1956 and is charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education.
Objectives: Coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education. It provides recognition to universities in India, and disburses funds to such recognized universities and college
Sector: Higher education
First executive: Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Agency executive: D. P. Singh (Chairperson)
The National Highways Authority of India is an autonomous agency of the Government of India, set up in 1995 and is responsible for management of a network of over 50,000 km of National Highways out of 1,32,499 km in India. It is a nodal agency of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
Sector: Indian National Highway System
Purpose: Development and maintenance of national highways
Agency executive: Sukhbir Singh Sandhu (Chairperson)
Parent agency: Ministry of Road Transport and Highways of India
The All India Council for Technical Education is a statutory body, and a national-level council for technical education, under the Department of Higher Education.
Founded: November 1945
Sector: Technology education
Agency executive: Anil Sahasrabudhe (Chairperson)
Parent agency: Department of Higher Education
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is an apex regulatory body for overall regulation of regional rural banks and apex cooperative banks in India. It is under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Founded: 12 July 1982
Agency executive: Harsh Kumar Bhanwala (Chairperson)
Subsidiaries: NABARD Consultancy Services Private Limited, NABSAMRUDDHI Finance Limited, Nabkisan Finance Ltd.
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India is a regulatory body under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance, Government of India and is tasked with regulating and licensing the insurance and re-insurance industries in India.
Chairperson: Subhash Chandra Khuntia
Key people: Subhash Chandra Khuntia, IAS (Chairperson)
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is a regulatory body set up by the Government of India under section 3 of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997. It is the regulator of the telecommunications sector in India.
Founded: 20 February 1997
Agency executive: Ram Sewak Sharma (Chairperson), Sunil K. Gupta (Secretary)
Key document: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997
The Pharmacy Council of India is the statutory body under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. It is constituted under the Pharmacy Act, 1948. The Council was first constituted on 4 March 1948.
Founded: 4 March 1948
Purpose: Pharmacy regulation
Agency executive: B. Suresh (President), Shailendra Saraf (Vice President)
Type: Government Agency
Founder: Parliament of India
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation is a statutory body of the Indian Central Government to regulate civil aviation in India.
Sector: Civil aviation
Parent agency: Ministry of Civil Aviation
Minister responsible: Suresh Prabhu
Parent department: Airports Authority of India
Indian Nursing Council
Indian Nursing Council is a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse education in India. It is an autonomous body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, constituted by the Central Government under section 3 of the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 of Indian parliament.
Sector: Nursing, Nurse education
Purpose: To establish a uniform standard of training for nurses, midwives and health visitors
Agency executive: T. Dileep Kumar (President)
Khadi and Village Industries Commission
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission is a statutory body formed in April 1957 by the Government of India, under the Act of Parliament, 'Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956'.
Purpose: To plan, promote, facilitate, organise and assist in the establishment and development of khadi and village industries
Agency executive: Vinai Kumar Saxena (Chairperson)
Parent agency: Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Key people: Vinai Kumar Saxena; (Chairman)
Medical Council of India
The Medical Council of India was a statutory body for establishing uniform and high standards of medical education in India until 25 September 2020. On 25 September 2020 it was replaced by National Medical Commission.
Sector: Medical education
Agency executive: Jayshreeben Mehta (President)
Dissolved: 25 September 2020
Successor: National Medical Commission
Central Pollution Control Board of India
The Central Pollution Control Board of India is a statutory organization under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. It was established in 1974 under the Water Act, 1974. The CPCB is also entrusted with the powers and functions under the Air Act, 1981.
Founded: 22 September 1974
Agency executive: Shiv Das Meena (Chairperson),
Dr. Prashant Gargava (Member Secretary)
Parent agency: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Annual budget: ?400 million (US$5.3 million)
Bar Council of India
The Bar Council of India is a statutory body established under the section 4 of Advocates Act 1961 that regulates the legal practice and legal education in India. Its members are elected from amongst the lawyers in India and as such represents the Indian bar.
Sector: Legal education, Practice of law
Agency executive: Manan Kumar Mishra (Chairperson)
Registrar of Newspapers for India
Office of the Registrar of the Newspapers for India, more popularly known as Registrar of Newspapers for India, is a Government of India statutory body of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for the registration of the publications, such as newspapers and magazines, India.
Founded: 1 July 1956
Agency executive: K. Ganesan (Press registrar)
Purpose: Registration of Publications of India
Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority is the regulatory body under the jurisdiction of Ministry of Finance, Government of India for overall supervision and regulation of pension in India.
Founded: 23 August 2003
Agency executive: Supratim Bandyopadhyay (Chairperson)
Parent agency: Department of Financial Services
Dental Council of India
The Dental Council of India was incorporated under The Dentists Act, 1948 to regulate dental education and the profession throughout India. It is financed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and through the local state dental councils.
Founded: 12 April 1949
Purpose: To regulate dental education and the profession in India
Agency executive: Dibyendu Mazumder (President)
Council of Architecture
The Council of Architecture is a statutory body constituted by the Government of India under the provisions of the Architects Act, 1972, enacted by the Parliament of India, which came into force on 1 September 1972.
Competition Commission of India
The Competition Commission of India is the chief national competition regulator in India. It is a statutory body within the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and is responsible for enforcing the Competition .
Founded: 14 October 2003
Objectives: Enforce The Competition Act, 2002 throughout India
First executive: Dhanendra Kumar
Agency executive: Ashok Kumar Gupta (Chairperson)
Inland Waterways Authority of India is the statutory authority in charge of the waterways in India. It was constituted under IWAI Act-1985 by parliament of India Its headquarters is located in Noida, UP. India has an extensive network of inland waterways in the form of rivers, canals, backwaters and creeks.
Founded: 27 October 1986
Sector: Inland navigation
Agency executive: Jalaj Shrivastava (Chairperson)
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