India: Programs & Policies

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India: Programs & Policies

India: Government Overview

The Republic of India is a federation of 29 states and 7 union territories, governed by a parliamentary system.

India: Agencies & Interagency Bodies

India’s Central Government implements policies through a number of ministries, departments, and agencies.

India: Legislation & Animal Welfare Oversight

Animal experimentation in India must comply first and foremost with India’s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act of 1960 (as well as subsequent legislation), and is regulated by the Committee for the Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA).