1989 by G7
It leads global action to tackle money laundering, terrorist and proliferation financing.
ountries known as Non-Cooperative are put in the blacklist. These countries support terror funding and money laundering activities.
of now, Iran, North Korea and Myanmar are the three black listed countries.
t: Countries that are considered a safe haven for supporting terror funding and money laundering are put in the grey list. This inclusion serves as a warning to the country that it may enter the blacklist
FATF Plenary is the decision making body of the FATF. It meets three times per year
OECD headquarters in Paris,France
ndia joined with ‘observer’ status in 2006 and became a full member of FATF in 2010.
39 members. 37 jurisdictions and 2 regional organizations (the Gulf Cooperation Council and the European Commission)
efence Minister has approved a proposal for extending the rules for maternity, child care and child adoption leave for women soldiers, sailors and air warriors in the Armed Forces on a par with their officer counterparts.
initiatives taken to encourage women in Defence Forces?
ndian Army is encouraging women officers to join the force by initiatives such as:
Granting Permanent Commission: Women Officers (WOs) in 12 Arms & Services are eligible for Permanent Commission. This ensures parity with male counterparts and fosters a gender-neutral environment.
ntry in National Defence Academy (NDA): Women candidates now join the NDA every six months.
pportunities in Aviation: WOs can serve as pilots in the Corps of Army Aviation, expanding roles.
nrollment of Women as Other Ranks: Provision introduced in 2019 for enrolling women in the Corps of Military Police.
ntry of women in all branches/ Cadres/ Specialisations (except Submarine specialization) has commenced from June 2023.
n board Ships: Women officers are also being appointed on board warships.
Indian Naval Academy Inclusions: Eligibility through the ’10+2 B.Tech.’ entry scheme
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