Central Board for Workers Education (CBWE)
This is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Labour & Employment, registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Started in 1958, the Workers Education Scheme in India has been playing a pivotal role in our national development - creating an enlightened and disciplined workforce and bringing about desirable behavioral changes in our workforce in the organized, unorganized and rural sectors.
Food and Nutrition Board (FNB)
The Food and Nutrition Board (FNB), set up in 1964, is an attached office of the Ministry of Women and Child Development and has a countrywide presence. Originally with the Ministry of Food, the FNB was shifted to the Ministry of Women and Child Development in 1993. FNB believes that nutrition is the focal point of health and well-being. Nutrition is directly linked to human resource development, productivity and ultimately to the national growth.