Abbreviations: Strategic Forces Command and Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd

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Abbreviations

Abbreviations
Abbreviations

SFC

Strategic Forces Command

SHCIL

Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd

SIDBI

Small Industries Development Bank of India

SIEMA

Southern India Engineering Manufacturers’

SINP

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics

SIT

Special Investigation Team

SOS

Save Our Souls - distress signal

SPCA

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

SPG

Special Protection Group

SPIC

Southern Petro-Chemical Industrial Corporation

SROSS

Stretched Rohini Satellite Series

SSI

Small Scale Industry

STARS

Satellite Trekking and Ranging Station

START

Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty

STC

State Trading Corporation

STD

Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Subscriber’s Trunk Dialling

SWAPO

South-West African People’s Organisation

TAAI

Travel Agents Association of India

TADA

Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act

TANSI

Tamil Nadu Small Industries Corporation

TAPS

Tarapur Atomic Power Station

TCAS

Tactical Collision Avoidance System

TDA

Trade Development Authority

TELEX

Teleprinter Exchange

TIFAC

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council

TISCO

Tata Iron and Steel Company

TNAU

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

TNCSC

Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation

TNT

Tri-nitro-toluene (high explosive)

TNV

Tripura National Volunteers

TRYSEM

Training of Rural Youth for Self-Employment

UGC

University Grants Commission

UNCTAD

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UNDCP

United Nations International Drug Control Programme

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

UNEF

United Nations Emergency Force

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

UNFPA

UN Fund for Population Activities

UNHCR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNI

United News of India

UNIC

United Nations Information Centre

UNICEF

United Nations International Children’s (Emergency) Fund

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

UNMOGIP

United Nations Observer Group in India and Pakistan

UNSCOM

United National Special Commission

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

USIS

United States Information Service

UTI

Unit Trust of India

VAT

Value Added Tax

VCR

Video Cassette Recorder

VHD

Vishwa Hindu Parishad

VHRR

Very High-Resolution Radiometer

VOA

Voice of America

VPP

Value Payable Post

VRDE

Vehicle Research & Development Establishment

WAY

World Assembly of Youth

WBF

World Book Fair

WCD

World Commission of Dams

WEF

World Economic Forum

WFP

World Food Programme

WFTU

World Federation of Trade Unions

WHO

World Health Organisation (of the U.N.)

WMO

World Meteorological Organisation

WPI

Wholesale Price Index

WTO

World Tourism Organisation

WWF

World Wildlife Fund

X-mas

Christmas

YMCA

Young Men’s Christian Association

YWCA

Young Women’s Christian Association

ZETA

Zero Energy Thermo-nuclear Assembly or Apparatus

ZOPFAN

Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality

ZS

Zoological Society

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