Indian Council of World Affairs(ICWA)

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News:Vice President of India has addressed the Governing Body of Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) in New Delhi.

Facts:

About ICWA:

  • Indian Council of World Affairs(ICWA) was established in 1943 by a group of Indian intellectuals as think tank.
  • It was established as a non-official, non-political and non-profit organisation under Registration of Societies Act 1860.
  • The founder-president of the Council was Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru.
  • It was declared as an institution of national importance by Indian Council of World Affairs(ICWA),2001 enacted by Parliament.
  • The Vice President of India is the ex-officio President of ICWA.
  • ICWA is devoted exclusively for the study of international relations and foreign affairs.