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NITI Aayog sees a case for fiscal stimulus

 With the economic downturn dominating airwaves over the last few weeks, the government policy think-tank’s vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar pitched for a fiscal stimulus.

published on : 17th October 2017

Slowdown bottomed out, GDP likely to grow 7 per cent in FY18: Niti Aayog

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said the economic slowdown that began in 2013-14 has bottomed out and the GDP is likely to grow 6.9 to 7 per cent this fiscal.

published on : 15th October 2017

Farm growth may slip to over 3 per cent in FY'18 : Niti member

The country's agriculture and allied growth is likely to be over 3 per cent in the ongoing fiscal, lower than around 5 per cent last year, according to a Niti Aayog member.

published on : 13th October 2017

Niti Aayog working with states for agricultural market reforms

Niti Aayog is working with states to adopt first set of agri market reforms, including contract farming, online spot and futures trading besides encouraging private investment.

published on : 13th October 2017

Shift police, public order to Concurrent List, says NITI paper

The paper pointed out that by including 'Public Order' in the Concurrent list of the Constitution, the central government can play a more proactive role in curbing violation of public order at a nasce

published on : 12th October 2017

Srei, CBL ink MoU to form JV to offer surety, guarantee bonds

Srei Group today said it has inked a MoU with New Zealand's CBL to form a first of its kind joint venture offering surety and guarantee bonds in India.

published on : 11th October 2017

NITI Aayog report finds loopholes in public distribution system and direct benefit transfer

The surveys had been carried out since December 2015 to find out efficacy of DBT in PDS in Chandigarh, Puducherry, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

published on : 10th October 2017

Flaws persist in flagship Direct Benefit Transfer scheme: Survey

Even as the Centre showcases achievements of direct benefit transfer (DBT), the NITI Aayog in a report to the government has underlined the hiccups seen in multiple surveys of the pilot project.

published on : 10th October 2017

Government directs NGOs to register with Niti Aayog platform DARPAN

To ensure better transparency, efficiency and accountability, NGOs which receive foreign donations, have been directed to register themselves with a platform offered by the Niti Aayog.

published on : 9th October 2017

PM Modi meets top global, Indian oil chiefs, talks investment

The main theme of the meeting was to seek investment in exploration and production, processing, transportation and distribution network in oil and gas.

published on : 9th October 2017

Not States's business to decide what tourists eat and drink: Niti Aayog CEO

With the widening alcohol prohibition threatening to impact the country's tourism industry, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant.

published on : 6th October 2017

No danger from protectionism, automation of jobs: Arvind Panagariya at UN

In a keynote address yesterday to the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly, Panagariya also played down the fears that automation would kill jobs.

published on : 3rd October 2017

Niti Aayog set to organise Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad on November 28-30

The event will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the US delegation will be led by Ivanka Trump.

published on : 29th September 2017

Bibek Debroy takes a dig at Yashwant Sinha, says economy suffering from "minor cold"

Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy took a dig at former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha's critique of the economy and said what Sinha called a "serious emergency" was actually a "minor cold".

published on : 28th September 2017

No harm in busting fiscal deficit target: Niti Aayog deputy chief Rajiv Kumar

The comments from deputy head of Niti Aayog comes at a time when PM Narendra Modi's administration is deliberating on measures to revive an economy.

published on : 27th September 2017
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