The Cooperative movement was introduced in Lakshadweep during the year 1962. Under the Five Year Plans this movement has covered almost all fields of economic activity.
Coconut Development Board (CDB) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India for the integrated development of coconut cultivation and industry in the country with focus on productivity increase and product diversification.
Sales Tax has its evolution in India dating back to Kautilya's Arthasastra. However, it ceased to be in existence after the eighteenth century. Its rejuvenation as a fiscal measure is an outcome of the present century when, for the first time, the Indian States were empowered to impose sales tax through the autonomy provided by the Government of India Act, 1935.
Agriculture Department was established in 1883. Work started with the aim of helping the rural community to achieve higher productivity in agriculture. Agriculture and Land Records Departments were functioning together till 1907. After getting encouraging results in an effort made during 1915-16 to stop soil loss, Mr Kitting, the then Agriculture Director started soil conservation work from 1922.
The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) is a part of the Ministry of Science and Technology, which was announced through a Presidential Notification, dated January 4, 1985 (74/2/1/8 Cab.) contained in the 164th Amendment of the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961.
Oceans play a significant role in the national development process as (i) the driving force for monsoons,(ii) a potential source of food, energy and drugs (iii) a cost effective medium for transport and (iv) a strategic space.
The Motor Vehicles Department functions under the provisions of Section 213 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (Central Act 59 of 1988).
The history of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation began whilst the development of the it wasn't booming enough like today. The Travancore State Transport Department was constituted by the erstwhile Travancore Government with a view to reorganize the transport service of the state.
MSAMB has done pioneering work in the field of Agricultural Marketing in the State and achieved success in various areas. MSAMB is having an important role in developing and coordinating agricultural marketing system in the State of Maharashtra.
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), headed by the Prime Minister of India, is the Apex Body for Disaster Management in India. The setting up of the NDMA and the creation of an enabling environment for institutional mechanisms at the State and District levels is mandated by the Disaster Management Act, 2005.