Institutions and heads

This is a list of different institutions of India, along with their headquarters, heads etc.

Note that this is a dynamic list, which will change throughout the year. If any changes occur, readers are requested to notify by commenting or mailing us, so that this page is always updated for the benefit of readers.

Last Updated - 08/03/15

  1. Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
    (Money Market / Financial Market Regulator)
    Established - April 1, 1935, under RBI Act, 1934

    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Governor - Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan
    Deputy Governors (4) - Shri H.R.Khan, Dr. Urjit Patel, Shri. R.Gandhi and Shri S.S.Mundra
    Chief Operating Officer (COO) - new post, vacant (work will be re-allocated between the 4 Deputy Governor and COO)
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  2. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
    (Capital Market / Securities Market Regulator)
    Established - 1988, statutory power given on 1992 under SEBI Act, 1992

    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Chairman - Shri Upendra Kumar Sinha
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  3. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
    (Agricultural and Rural Development apex bank of RBI) (99% stake now by Government)
    Established - July 12, 1982 by Committee to Review Arrangements for Institutional Credit for Agriculture and Rural Development (CRAFICARD)

    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Chairman - Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
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  4. Indian Banks' Association (IBA)
    (representative body of management of banking in India - CMDs of PSBs)
    Formed - September 26, 1946

    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Chairman - Shri T.M.Bhasin (CMD of Indian Bank)
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  5. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
    (Telecommunication industry regulator)
    Established - 1997 under TRAI Act, 1997

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Chairman - Shri Rahul Khullar (IAS)
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  6. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
    (Insurance industry regulator)
    Established - 1999, under IRDA Act, 1999

    Headquarter - Hyderabad, Telengana

    Chairman - Shri T.S.Vijayan
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  7. National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
    (trade association of IT and BPO industry) (non-profit organization)
    Established - 1988

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Chairman - Shri R.Chandrasekaran
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  8. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
    (association of business organizations) (on advice of Mahatma Gandhi) (non-profit org.)
    Established - 1927

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    President - Smt. Jyotsna Suri
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  9. Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)
    (trade association) (acts as an interface between industry, government and other stakeholders)
    Established - 1920

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    President - Shri Rana Kapoor
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  10. Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)
    (auditor for all receipts ad expenditure of Government of India and state governments)
    Established - Article 148 of Constitution of India

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    CAG - Shri Shashi Kant Sharma (12th)
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  11. Central Bureau of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
    (direct tax regulator)

    Chairperson (senior-most IRS) - Smt. Anita Kapoor 
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  12. Central Bureau of Excise and Customs (CBEC)
    (indirect taxes - Customs, Central Excise, Service Tax, Narcotics - regulator)

    Chairman - Shri Kaushal Srivastava (IRS)
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  13. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
    (investigating police agency of union government)
    Established - April 1, 1963 

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Director - Shri Anil Sinha
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  14. Intelligence Bureau (IB)
    (internal intelligence agency) (world's oldest intelligence agency)
    Established - 1887

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Director - Shri Dineshwar Sharma
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  15. Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW)
    (foreign intelligence agency)
    Established - September 21, 1968

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Secretary - Shri Rajinder Khanna
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  16. Competition Commission of India (CCI)
    (prevent adverse effects on competition of companies)
    Established - 2003, under The Competition Act, 2002

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Secretary - Smt. Smitha Jingran (IRS)
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  17. Enforcement Directorate (ED)
    (law enforcement and economic intelligence agency) (specially enforcing FEMA and PMLA Acts)
    Establishment - June 1, 2000

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Director - Shri Sudhir Nath
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  18. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
    (space agency)
    Established - August 15, 1969

    Headquarter - Bengaluru, Karnataka

    Chairman - Shri Kiran Kumar
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  19. Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
    (military grade technology development agency)
    Established - 1958

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Secretary - vacant  (Dr. Avinash Chander sacked by government)
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  20. University Grants Commission (UGC)
    (university education regulator)
    Established - December 28, 1953

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Chairman - Prof. Ved Prakash
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  21. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
    (public servant recruitment agency) (now generally gazetted posts; non-gazetted to SSC)
    Established - October 1, 1926

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Chairman - Shri Deepak Gupta
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  22. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
    (banking personnel recruitment agency)
    Established - 1975

    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Director - Shri Anup Sankar Bhattacharya
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  23. Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
    (public servant recruitment agency (generally non-gazetted posts)
    Established - 1975

    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Chairman - Shri A.Bhattacharya
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  24. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)
    (election conducting agency for national and state legislatures)

    CEC - Shri. H.S.Brahma
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  25. Chief Economic Advisor (CEA)
    (ex-officio member who controls Indian Economic Service under Finance Ministry)

    CEA - Shri Arvind Subramanian
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  26. National Security Advisor (NSA)
    (chief of National Security Council (NSC) and primary adviser to PM on national and international security) (intelligence agencies, like R&AW and IB report to him)

    Formation - 1998
    NSA - Shri Ajit Doval
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  27. Attorney General of India (AG)
    (government's chief legal advisor, and its primary lawyer in Supreme Court)+

    Formation - Article 76(1) of Constitution of India
    AG - Shri Mukul Rohtagi (14th)
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  28. Solicitor General of India (SG)
    (secondary law officer who assists AG)

    SG - Shri Ranjit Kumar
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  29. Chief Justice of India (CJI)
    (chief judge of Supreme Court)
    Formation - Article 145 of Constitution of India
    CJI - Justice H.L.Dattu (42nd)
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  30. National Commission for Women (NCW)
    (government advisor on policy matters affecting women) (statutory body)
    Formation - 1992 under National Commission For Women Act, 1990
    Chairperson - Smt. Lalitha Kumaramangalam
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  31. Press Council of India (PCI)
    (regulator of print media)
    Formation - July 4, 1966 under Press Council Act, 1965

    Chairman - Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad
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  32. Bar Council of India (BCI)
    (regulator of legal practice and legal education)
    Formation - 1961 under Advocates Act, 1961
    Headquarter - New Delhi, NCR

    Chairman - Shri Biri Singh Sinsinwar
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  33. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
    (Indian stock exchange)
    Established - 1875
    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    CMD - Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan
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  34. National Stock Exchange (NSE)
    (Indian stock exchange)
    Established - 1992
    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    CMD - Smt. Chitra Ramkrishna
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  35. Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX)
    (commodity exchange) (futures trading in bullion/gold, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, energy, agricultural commodities, etc.)
    Established - 2003
    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    CMD - Shri Balasubramaniam Venkataramani
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  36. National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd. (NCDEX)
    (commodity exchange)
    Established - December 15, 2003
    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    CMD - Shri Samir Shah
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  37. Multi-Commodity Exchange Stock Exchange (MCX-SX)
    (commodity stock exchange)
    Established - 2008
    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Chairman - Thomas Mathew
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  38. Foward Market Commission (FMC)(regulator of commodity futures market)
    Established - 1953
    Headquarter - Mumbai, Maharashtra

    Chairman - Shri Ramesh Abhishek


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