R&AW – RAW – Full Form
RAW is a investigation agency and secret service.
Its full from is Research And Analysis Wing
It was established in 1968.
What is Research and Analysis Wing (RAW)?
The Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW or RAW) is the primary foreign intelligence agency of India. It was established in 1968 following the intelligence failures of the Sino-Indian war, which persuaded the Government of India to create a specialised, independent agency dedicated to foreign intelligence gathering; previously, both domestic and foreign intelligence had been the purview of the Intelligence Bureau.
- Monitoring the political, military, economic and scientific developments in countries which have a direct bearing on India’s national security and the formulation of its foreign policy.
- Moulding international public opinion and influence foreign governments with the help of the strong and vibrant Indian diaspora.
- Covert Operations to safe guard India’s National interests.
- Anti – Terror Operations and neutralising terror elements posing a threat to India.