Niti Ayog

Government officers to get training on implementing SC, ST welfare plans

The government will tie up with Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore and Harvard Kennedy School to run a part of the module there.

published on : 8th July 2019

'No drinking water will be available by 2030 if we don't conserve now'

Chennai may face severe water crisis as three rivers, four water bodies, five wetlands have completely dried in the city despite having better water resources among the metros.

published on : 20th June 2019

States shouldn’t be seen as entities below Centre: CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan raised concern over increasing moves against cooperative federalism.

published on : 16th June 2019

NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar's son joins Ola; could take leaf out of father's EV plan

Sources said Kumar, who holds Masters degree in Global Political Economy from the University of Sussex, would work closely with the head of Ola Electric Mobility, Anand Shah.

published on : 13th June 2019

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM, says fruitless to attend Niti Aayog meeting as it has no power

Earlier too, Banerjee had skipped meetings of the policy think-tank, expressing her displeasure over the dissolution of Planning Commission and creation of a new structure.

published on : 7th June 2019

Kerala cadre IAS Amitabh Kant tipped to become PM’s Principal Secretary

Amitabh Kant, a 1980 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre, is tipped to become the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 28th May 2019

Telangana can be among top five in development goals index: NITI Ayog

NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat said the state can be among the top five if it followed the roadmap for Telangana 2.0.

published on : 20th March 2019

Real estate sector will grow five-fold by 2040, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

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.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Agriculture in India requires a lot of technology, says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

The NITI CEO said India needs cold storages, warehousing and scrapping of the APMC Act to allow markets to work.

published on : 14th February 2019

Centre repeatedly sidelined NSC, says former acting chairman PC Mohanan

In an interview with Express, Mohanan cited instances during the past few months wherein NSC data was suppressed.

published on : 12th February 2019

NITI Aayog pitches for enactment of National Medical Commission Bill

The Aayog said the quality of health professional training and adherence to standards is sub-optimal, including in the private sector.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley defends revised GDP numbers for UPA era, calls CSO credible organisation

Recalibrating data of past years using 2011-12 as the base year instead of 2004-05, the CSO estimated that India's GDP grew by 8.5 per cent in the financial year 2010-11 and not at 10.3 per cent.

published on : 29th November 2018