If 10 per cent of the water used for agriculture could be saved, India’s water problems would be solved.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension of Kant's tenure for a further period of two years beyond June 30, 2019.
A steering committee headed by Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has in a report laid out a roadmap for rollout of electric vehicles in a phased manner.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reconstituted the National Institution of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog by inducting a few Cabinet ministers.
The world's third largest fintech ecosystem has seen already seen USD 6 billion investments in the last 3-4 years.
Amitabh Kant, a 1980 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, is tipped to become the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The travel, tourism and hospitality sector has the best answer to this challenge as it creates quality jobs, according to Kant.
Amidst a rash of announcements over income support schemes, the bureaucrat also stressed on the need to ensuring higher growth to fund such dole-outs.
The delta rankings measures the incremental progress made by 112 aspirational districts in December 2018-January 2019 across six developmental areas.
He further noted that driven by the growth in India's retail market, the country's GDP will also witness an increase and result in more job opportunities.
Upliftment of aspirational districts can help India grow at 9-10 per cent for three decades: NITI Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant
As part of the NITI Aayog's vision, the 'Transformation of Aspirational Districts' programme aims to quickly and effectively transform these 115 districts.
The Indian real estate sector is set to explode in size over the next few decades, says government think tank Niti Aayog’s vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar.
In a workshop, Invest India Grid was launched which will set up a dedicated team for facilitating Saudi investments in India.
The NITI CEO said India needs cold storages, warehousing and scrapping of the APMC Act to allow markets to work.
Kant also said bringing in too many rules will stifle innovation and the objective is to use AI for the benefit of all.