Answering questions on disinvestment, Rajiv Kumar said the ambitious target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore for 2019-20 is achievable.
Rajiv Kumar said I-T rebate was provided six months ago in the interim Budget and such concessions cannot be repeated all the time due to fiscal constraints.
Economic Survey reflects government's resolve to maintain fiscal stability: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar
Rajiv Kumar said the Economic Survey provides a comprehensive and clear picture of economic trends and challenges ahead.
While 1987-batch IPS officer AR Anuradha, was posted as DG of State Disaster Response and Fire Services, Rajiv Kumar Meena was appointed Visakhapatnam Police Commissioner.
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.
'Hope Mamata attends Niti Aayog meet': Rajiv Kumar on Bengal CM's 'fruitless' jibe at government think-tank
Mamata has refused to attend the meeting of Niti Aayog to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it is "fruitless" as the body has no financial powers to support state plans.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reconstituted the National Institution of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog by inducting a few Cabinet ministers.
Kumar said that the government is all set to launch new reform initiatives in the next 100 days, which will spur India's economic growth.
Rajiv Kumar had earlier claimed that he did not violate MCC as he had commented as an economist and not as part of Niti Ayog.
The EC had felt that since Kumar is a bureaucrat, his remarks were prima facie violative of the model code.
Official sources said Rajiv Kumar had sought time till April 5 from the Election Commission to respond to the show cause notice as he was abroad.
Sources in the poll panel said, since Kumar is part of the bureaucratic executive, such remarks may be violative of the model code.
Congress President announces a scheme that will burst fiscal discipline, create strong incentives against work and which will never be implemented, Kumar said in a tweet.
When asked if New Delhi will impose a retaliatory tariff, Rajiv Kumar said there is no need for such action.
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.