Abbreviations of Indian Government Organizations

Abbreviations of Indian Government Departments, Organizations, societies-


  • AAI: Airport Authority of India
  • AICTE: All India Council for Technical Education
  • AIFF: All India Football Federation
  • AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • AMC: Army Medical Corps
  • ASSOCHAM: Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • AIRCSC: All India Rural Credit Survey Committee

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  • BSNL: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
  • BOI: Bank of India
  • BARC: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • BEL: Bharat Electronics Limited
  • BHEL: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.
  • BRO: Border Road Organisation


  • CBI: Central Bureau of Investigation
  • CAG:  Controller and Auditor General of India
  • CID: Criminal Investigation Department
  • CBDT: Central Board of Direct Taxes
  • CPWD: Central Public Works Department
  • CVC: Central Vigilance Commission
  • CISF: Central Industrial Security Force
  • COD: Central Ordinance Depot
  • CRPF: Central Reserve Police Force
  • CSIR: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • CSO: Central Statistical Organisation
  • CWC: Central Warehouse Corporation
  • CII: Confederation of Indian Industries


  • DoT: Department of Telecommunications
  • DAVP: Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity
  • DEIO: Department of External Investments and Operations
  • DRDO: Defence Research and Development Organisation
  • DSBB: Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board
  • DBOD: Department of Banking Operations and Development
  • DOD: Department of Ocean Development
  • DCCB: District Central Cooperative Bank
  • DICGC: Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India
  • DRES: Department of Renewable Energy Sources

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  • ECGC: Export Credit and Guarantee Corporation of India
  • EXIM Bank: Export Import Bank of India
  • ECIL: Electronic Corporation of India Limited
  • EIL: Engineers India Limited
  • ERDA: Energy Research and Development Administration
  • ESIC: Employee State Insurance Company


  • FCI: Food Corporation of India / Fertilizer Corporation of India
  • FAO: Food and Agriculture Organisation
  • FIMMDA: Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India
  • FEDAI: Foreign Exchange Dealers’ Association of India
  • FIEO: Federation of Indian Export Organisation
  • FICCI: Federation of India Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • FERA: Foreign Exchange Regulation Act
  • FSS: Farmers’ Service Societies


  • GAIL: Gas Authority of India Limited
  • GIC: General Insurance Corporation
  • GoI: Government of India
  • GSI: Geological Survey of India

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  • HAL: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
  • HUDCO: Housing and Urban Development Corporation


  • IAAI: International Airport Authority of India
  • lAC: Indian Airlines Corporation
  • ICCW: Indian Council for Child Welfare
  • ICMR: Indian Council of Medical Research
  • IAMC: Indian Army Medical Corps
  • IMA: Indian Military Academy
  • ICAI: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • IGNCA: Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts
  • ICAR: Indian Council for Agricultural Research
  • ICCR Indian Council of Cultural Relations
  • IFFCO Indian Formers Fertilizers Co-operatives
  • IFCI: Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd
  • INSA: Indian National Science Academy
  • IIBI: Industrial Investment Bank of India
  • INCOSPAR: Indian National Committee on Space Research
  • ISO International Standards Organisation
  • ICHR: Indian Council for Historical Research
  • IRCTC: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation
  • IGNOU: Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • IPCL: Indian Petrochemical Corporation Limited
  • IMD: India Meteorological Department
  • IDPL Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • ISDA:  International Swaps and Derivative Association
  • ITDC: Indian Tourism Development Corporation
  • IIT: Indian Institute of Technology
  • IRBI:  Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India
  • IMF: Indian Mountaineering Foundation
  • ISRO: Indian Space Research Organization


  • KVIC:  Khadi & Village Industries Corporation

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  • LIC: Life Insurance Corporation (of India)
  • LAMPS: Large-sized Adivasi Multipurpose Societies
  • LBD: Land Development Bank


  • MEA: Ministry of External Affairs
  • MHA: Ministry of Home Affairs
  • MAPP: Madras Atomic Power Project
  • MRTPC: Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission


  • NABARD: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
  • NCM: National Commission of Minorities
  • NPTC: National Power Transmission Corporation
  • NDPS: Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances
  • NAA: National Airport Authority
  • NMDC: National Mineral Development Corporation
  • NIO: National Institute of Oceanography
  • NCEP: National Committee on Environment Planning
  • NPC: National Productivity Council
  • NSS: National Savings Scheme
  • NHB:  National Housing Bank
  • NREP: National Rural Employment Programme
  • NASSCOM: National Association of Software and Services Companies
  • NAEP: National Adult Education Programme
  • NIS: National Institute of Sports
  • NSSO: National Sample Survey Organisation
  • NTPC: National Thermal Power Corporation
  • NCSC: & ST National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
  • NTC: National Textile Corporation
  • NAG: National Air Guard
  • NLMA: National Literacy Mission Authority
  • NRSA: National Remote Sensing Agency
  • NFDC: National Film Development Corporation
  • NRG: Non-Resident Government
  • NTPC: National Thermal Power Corporation
  • NIC: National Informatics Centre / National Integration Council
  • NCRPB: National Capital Region Planning Board
  • NCC: National Cadet Corps
  • NTC: National Textile Corporation
  • NLM: National Literacy Mission
  • NDC: National Development Council
  • NICSAT: National Informatics Centre Satellite
  • NSG: National Security Guards
  • NSC: National Statistical Commission / National Security Council / National Service Corps
  • NCERT: National Council of Education Research and Training
  • NDA: National Defence Academy
  • NEPA: National Environment Protection Authority
  • NSO: National Sports Organisation

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  • OIL: Oil India Limited
  • ONGC: Oil and Natural Gas Commission
  • OECD: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • OECO: Organisaton for Economic Cooperation
  • OSCB: Other Indian Scheduled Commercial Bank


  • PWD: Public Works Department
  • PIB: Press Information Bureau
  • PACS: Primary Agriculture Credit Societies
  • PDAI: Primary Dealers Association of India
  • PES: Public Enterprises Survey
  • PNB: Punjab National Bank


  • RAW: Research and Analysis Wing
  • RRB: Railway Recruitment Board / Regional Rural Bank
  • RBI: Reserve Bank of India
  • RTO: Regional Transport Office
  • RNBC: Residuary Non-Banking Companies
  • RIB: Resurgent India Bonds
  • REC: Rural Electrification Corporation
  • RCI: Rehabilitation Council of India
  • RPCD: Rural Planning and Credit Department
  • RPF: Railway Protection Force
  • RIDF: Rural Infrastructure Development Fund


  • SAIL: Steel Authority of India
  • SAI: Sports Authority of India
  • SCB: State Cooperative Bank / Scheduled Commercial Bank
  • SBI: State Bank of India
  • SRWTO: Small road & Water Transport Operators
  • SEBI: Securities Exchange Board of India
  • SIDC: State Industrial Development Corporation
  • SCARDB: State Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank
  • SSSBEs: Small Scale Service & Business Enterprises
  • SIDBI: Small Industries Development Bank of India
  • SEATO: South East Asia Treaty Organisation

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  • TRAI: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
  • TTFI: Table Tennis Federation of India
  • TNCSC: Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation
  • TANSI: Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation
  • TNV: Tripura National Volunteers
  • TAPS: Tarapur Atomic Power Station
  • TAAI: Travel Agents Association of India


  • UGC: University Grants Commission
  • UTI: Unit Trust of India
  • UBD: Urban Banks Department
  • UPSC: Union Public Service Commission
  • UCB: Urban Cooperative Bank

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