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Former finance minister and BJP leader Yashwant Sinha believes that India is in the grip of “tax terrorism”.
A NITI Aayog-European Union panel has recommended setting up an inter-departmental committee and a task force of experts to suggest ways for efficient use of resources by the industry.
To deal with the issue of mentorship, CEO Amitabh Kant said priority would be given to girls school to set up tinkering labs.
The notion that private investments are not picking up in India may be misplaced, according to Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar.
Rajiv Kumar said there are a large number of areas which have seen substantial increase in employment opportunities, though they may not be in organised and formal sector.
"The states should come up with innovative and futuristic ideas for the overall development of the sector", the economist said.
Rural India appears to be under a grip of de-feminisation, with not less than 22 million women quitting the rural workforce during 2004-12 and the trend seeing no reversal, says a NITI Aayog report.
The 8th edition of GES will be held in Hyderabad during November 28-30, for which 1,500 individuals have been selected to participate.
The US-based Moody's upgraded India's sovereign rating after a gap of 13 years to Baa2, with 'stable' outlook, from Baa3 earlier, citing improved growth prospects.
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that in future, India will be the only nation which will make a lot of disruptions.
NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy admits that demonetisation was a temporary shock on growth but asserts that the economy has now climbed back.
Kant pointed out that manufacturing in the appliances and consumer electronics industry has to be done in the right ecosystem.
A dissent note by the Niti Aayog has put the brakes on Modi’s proposal to give away unused land owned by government institutions and gram panchayats to 300 million landless farmers by 2018.
Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister.
NITI Aayog Member Ramesh Chand has told DMK working president M K Stalin that he has been advocating agricultural marketing reforms to boost farmers income.