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Short Name Full Form or Abbreviations PIN Postal Index Number PSLV Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PWD Public Works Department; R&D ...

Important Abbreviations and their Full Form - P to Z

Short NameFull Form or Abbreviations
PINPostal Index Number
PSLVPolar Satellite Launch Vehicle
PWDPublic Works Department;
R&DResearch and Development
RADARRadio Detecting and Ranging
RAMRandom Access Memory
RAWResearch & Analysis Wing
RBIReserve Bank of India
RDXResearch Department Explosive (Cyclotrim-ethylin Trinitrate)
RISCReduced instruction-set computing
RNARibonucleic acid
ROMRead Only Memory
RPMRevolutions Per Minute
RTIRight to Information
SAILSteel Authority of India Limited
SARSSevere Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SCSISmall Computer Systems Interface
SEBISecurities and Exchange Board of India
SENSEXSensitivity Index (of Share Price)
SEZSpecial Economic Zone
SGPCSiromani Gurudwara Prabandak Committee
SIMSubscriber Information Module
SLVSatellite Launch Vehicle
SMSShort Message Service
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
STDSubscriber Trunk Dialling; Sexually Transmitted Diseases
TADATerrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act
TCPTransfer Call Protocol
Transmission Control Protocol
TELCOTata Engineering and Locomotive Company
TFTThin-Film Transistor
TIFRTata Institute of Fundamental Research
TISCOTata Iron and Steel Company
TOEFLTest of English as a Foreign Language
UAVUnmanned Aerial Vehicle
UGCUniversity Grants Commission
ULFAUnited Liberation Front of Asom
UNESCOUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organi-sation
UNIUnited News of India
UNICEFUnited Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (now, 'United Nations Children's Fund')
UNUUnited Nations University
UPAUnited Progressive Alliance
UPSCUnion Public Service Commission
URLUniform Resource Locator
VATValue Added Tax
VCRVideo Cassette Recorder
VIPVery Important Person
VIRUSVital Information Resources Under Siege
VRMLVirtual Reality Modelling Language
VRSVoluntary Retirement Scheme
VSSCVikram Sarabhai Space Centre
WHOWorld Health Organisation
WMOWorld Meteorological Organisation
WTOWorld Trade Orga-nisation
WWFWorld Wildlife Fund
WWWWorld Wide Web
WYSIWYGWhat you see is what you get
XMLExtensible Mark-up Language
YMCAYoung Men's Christian Association
ZIPZone Improvement Plan