Latest Abbreviations in News – Part 1

Latest Abbreviations in News – Part 1

Latest abbreviations which were in news in 2018 are given below. Questions related to these abbreviations may be asked in different competitive examinations.

  1. MWCD: Ministry of Women and Child Development
  2. PAiSA: Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access
  3. DAY-NULM: Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission
  4. WEF: World Economic Forum
  5. SDSC: Satish Dhawan Space Centre
  6. GSLV: Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
  7. INSPIRE: International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency
  8. NAFED: National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India
  9. TOP Crops: Tomato Onion Potato Crops
  10. NCPCR: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
  11. MSP: Minimum Support Price
  12. NIMHR: National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation
  13. IoT: Internet of Things
  14. EHCP: Empaneled Health Care Providers
  15. PMJAY: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana
  16. SECC: Socio-Economic Caste Census
  17. RSBY: Rashtriya Swasthaya Bima Yojana
  18. WAYU: Wind Augmentation Purifying Unit
  19. NEERI: National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
  20. VOCs: Volatile Organic Compounds
  21. MSME: Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  22. SAFF: South Asian Football Federation
  23. MPATGM: Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile
  24. PM-AASHA: Pradhan Mantri Anndata Aay Sansrakshan Abhiyan
  25. IPPB: India Post Payments Bank
  26. RPAS: Remotely Piloted Aircraft System
  27. ARIIA: Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements
  28. AIFF: All India Football Federation
  29. SAFAR – System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting
  30. IMD: Indian Meteoroligical Department
  31. FIFA: Fédération Internationale de Football Association
  32. IAAF: International Association of Athletics Federations
  33. RAMA: Reconstituting Asteroids into Mechanical Automata
  34. SEZ: Special Economic Zones
  35. WTO: World Trade Organization
  36. AI: Artificial Intelligence
  37. CGST: Central Goods and Services Tax
  38. IIFA Awards: International Indian Film Academy
  39. NSDL: National Securities Depository Limited
  40. NITI Aayog: National Institution for Transforming India
  41. AFSPA: Armed Forces (Special Powers) Acts
  42. TESS: Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
  43. DARPAN: Digital Advancement of Rural Post Office for a New India
  44. FSSAI: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
  45. BSES: Bharat Stage Emission Standards
  46. UTTAM: Unlocking Transparency by Third Party Assessment of Mined Coal
  47. IRNSS: Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System
  48. GI: Geographical Indication
  49. GOBAR-DHAN: Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources
  50. SRIJAN: Station Rejuvenation Initiative through Joint ActioN