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CERC, MCI ,dental council of India, FSSAI

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Alumni- Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bangalore; UPSC Mains'17; Promo code - akmsiva; Telegram- akmsiva

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  1. Regulatory Bodies Part 3 SIVA PRASAD


  2. About Me . Bachelors and Masters in Physics from Indian Institute of Science (ISc), Bangalore .INSPIRE Scholar, DST Govt. of India Interested in Physics, current affairs, economics.... . Physicist, Blogger, Teacher.... Wrote UPSC CSE Mains 2017 Research Publication in Journal of Applied Physics


  3. Central Electricity Regulatory Commission . Statuary body, functioning under the electricity act, 2003 CERC intends to promote competition, efficiency and economy bulk power markets . It also attempts to improve the quality of supply, promote investments and advises government with regard to the removal of institutional barriers to bridge the demand-supply gap . Protect interests of customers


  4. CERC Fucntions . Regulate tariff of electricity generating companies owned or controlled by the central government . Regulate tariff of other electricity companies that are not owned or controlled by the central government Regulate inter-state transmission of electricity Determine tariff of inter-state transmission of electricity Issuing licenses for persons to function as transmission licensee and electricity trader w.r.t inter-state transmissions . Current affairs - A&T Losses, UDAY Scheme, discoms to purchase power generated from waste


  5. Atomic Energy Regulatory Board . AERB constituted under Atomic Energy Act, 1962 to carry out regulatory and safety functions Mission to ensure ionisation radiation and nuclear energy does not cause undue risk to health and environment . AERB has a number of advisory committees to deal with nuclear safety, I health . Advisory committee on nuclear safety advices AERB issues relating to the safety of nuclear installations including siting, design, construction, commissioning, operation and decommissioning


  6. CPCB cCentral Pollution Control Board (CPCB) was constituted in 1974 under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. Its functions are: to promote cleanliness of streams and wells in different areas of the states by prevention, control and abatement of water pollution to improve the quality of air and to prevent, control or abate air pollution in the country . to co-ordinate the activities of the State Pollution Control Boards and resolve disputes among them and to lay down, modify or annul, in consultation with the state governments concerned, the standards for stream or well, and lay down standards for the quality of air.


  7. Medical Council of India The Medical Council of India (MCI) was established as a statutory body under the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933 which was later repealed by the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 Its functions are: maintenance of uniform standard of medical education both at the undergraduate and thepostgraduate levels maintenance of Indian Medical Register . reciprocity with foreign countries in the matter of mutual recognition of medical qualifications . granting of provisional/permanent registration of doctors with recognised medical qualifications, etc Current affairs. MCI revamped


  8. Dental Council of India . The Dental Council of India (DCI) is a statutory body established under the Dentists Act, 1948 . Its prime objective of regulating dental education, profession and its ethics in the country. . It periodically carries out inspections of dental institutions to ascertain the adequacy of teaching facilities


  9. FSSAl . vhe Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSA) is an autonomous statutory authority set up under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 Set up with the objective of laying down science-based standards for articles of food and for regulating their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import, to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption. The Act aims to establish a single reference point for all matters relating to food safety and standards, . Current affairs Biofortification


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