Amitabh Kant

India must remain an integral part of global economy: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant also pointed out that India is the vaccine capital of the world, as the country makes 70 per cent of the world's vaccine.

published on : 19th January 2021

After two and three wheeler EV push, govt should shift focus on public transport: Amitabh Kant

The CEO of the government think-tank said the Centre has rolled out incentives of USD 1.3 billion for purchase of 20 lakh electric two- wheelers and three-wheelers till now.

published on : 11th January 2021

Too much democracy for mandarins?

Over the centuries, the instrument of power passed from the common to the privileged, thereby perverting the sanguine spirit of democracy.

published on : 13th December 2020

India's private credit-to-GDP ratio lowest among peers: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Countries such as China and South Korea have had tremendous growth, massive improvement in their living standard on the back of high leverage.

published on : 12th December 2020

There is too much bureaucracy: Chidambaram's dig at NITI Aayog CEO

There is too much democracy, laments a senior bureaucrat. There is too much bureaucracy, says an anguished democrat, said Chidambaram in a tweet.

published on : 11th December 2020

'Govt wants to get rid of democracy': Rahul Gandhi tears into Modi

Gandhi's tweet came after Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant's comment during a virtual event on Tuesday.

published on : 9th December 2020

Reforms tough due to too much democracy: NITI Aayog CEO's statement amid farmers' protests

To criticism of India turning protectionist, Kant said political will was required to carry out big reforms.

published on : 9th December 2020

Tough reforms difficult in India, we have too much of democracy: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Noting that India must technologically leapfrog, Kant said it is also important for the country to get into sunrise industries.

published on : 8th December 2020

Achieved ambitious target in sanitation in last 6 years: Amitabh Kant at India Sanitation Conclave

Amitabh Kant, Niti Aayog CEO, is of the view that solution-oriented partnerships are the need of the hour in the private sector to provide adequate and safe water to the public.

published on : 28th November 2020

Government's 'unprecedented' reforms to usher in new era of growth: Amitabh Kant

'The labour reforms will help in making India a manufacturing hub,' Kant said adding that the country has also successfully improved its ranking in Global Innovation Index.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Hampi magical, amazing, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

The CEO was mesmerised by the ancient stone chariot and magical musical pillars at the Vijaya Vittala Temple complex.

published on : 9th November 2020

29,000-30,000 died in last three years: Railways after Niti Aayog questioning its 'zero fatality' claim

Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav's clarification came days after Niti Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant took note of the Railways' claim and questioned the reliability of the data.

published on : 20th August 2020

Green shoots visible, India will bounce back with vengeance: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant further said the pandemic is a massive challenge not merely for India but for the whole world, including the US and European countries.

published on : 7th July 2020

All apps must adhere to India's data integrity, privacy: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Asserting that India has to be a data sovereign country, Kant said apps must be transparent in terms of origin and final destination of data.

published on : 30th June 2020

COVID-19 lockdown has severely disrupted supply chains: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant felt that the pandemic has created a unique challenge, which is complex and unpredictable and the lockdown implemented will massively disrupt the supply chain.

published on : 18th April 2020
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