CPC, ECOSCO elect India as member

Q.  India has won entry into which subsidiaries of the UN?
- Published on 24 Apr 17

a. CPC
d. Only a and b
e. Only a and c

ANSWER: Only a and b
India has won elections to two subsidiary bodies of a UN organ focussed on social and economic issues.

India along with 12 other members was elected to the Committee for Programme and Coordination (CPC), a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

The country garnered the most number of votes in the Asian group, with 49 out of 50 members of ECOSOC voting in its favour.

ECOSOC: Know More
  • Abbreviation: ECOSOC/CESNU
  • Formation: 1945
  • Type: Primary organ
  • Legal status: Active
  • Head: President of the ECOSOC
  • Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava[since 2016]
  • Website: www.un.org/en/ecosoc

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