NITI Aayog

Liquor manufacturers plead NITI Aayog for import duty exemption on extra neutral alcohol

The Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies said that there is a shortage of the high-purity ethyl alcohol which is now priced around Rs 60 per bulk litre.

published on : 1st December 2019

Government may facilitate loan for MBBS students in private colleges

At present, most banks do not support students getting into private or deemed universities for studying MBBS, fee for which run into Rs 7-20 lakh per annum.

published on : 1st December 2019

INX Media case: Former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar, others move bail plea 

Former OSD to finance minister Pradeep Kumar Bagga and former FIPB director Prabodh Saxena also moved bail pleas in the case.

published on : 29th November 2019

Better infrastructure can fit 75 per cent more patients in Telangana PHCs, hospitals

A NITI Aayog report intends to prepare a road-map to build a healthcare system for those belonging to the middle class, and will exclude those who are already covered under the Ayushman Bharat scheme.

published on : 19th November 2019

India's improved ease of doing buisness ranking a huge achievement: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

India jumped 14 places to rank 63rd on the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking released earlier in the day, riding high on the government's flagship Make in India scheme.

published on : 24th October 2019

Government sources blame previous TDP regime for AP’s poor show in growth

They said that the current YSR Congress regime has nothing to do with the rankings.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Higher education neglected in Telangana: NITI Aayog

A major chunk of the enabler ranking was based on Telangana’s initiatives in improving the ‘Human capital’ in which the State scored low. 

published on : 22nd October 2019

Lack of qualified doctors biggest challenge: Ex-Niti Aayog VC Arvind Panagariya

Panagariya said that the expansion of medical colleges in India has only helped in filling posts in the private sector.

published on : 21st October 2019

Telangana ranks fourth on NITI Aayog’s Innovation Index

TS, among the five South Indian states, was ranked third, after Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, and followed by Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 18th October 2019

National Commission for Safai Karamcharis chairman warns authorities, End manual scavenging or face jail term

He was in the city on Thursday and held a meeting with representatives of Safai Karamchari Employees’ Welfare Association and unions belonging to Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC).

published on : 18th October 2019

Karnataka most innovative state in India; south, west regions top Innovation Index list

The study is an outcome of extensive research and analysis, which looks at the innovation landscape by examining the capabilities and performance of Indian states and union territories.

published on : 17th October 2019

NITI Aayog plans to make India education hub

The think tank is planning an exclusive education zone in select cities to draw foreign students.

published on : 13th October 2019

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan asks states to raise healthcare spending to 8 per cent of budget

Besides increasing health budget, the government deliberated on engaging the private sector in healthcare.

published on : 11th October 2019

Centre begins process to privatise 150 trains, 50 railway stations

A letter from Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant to Chairman Railway Board VK Yadav said an empowered group will be constituted to "drive the process".

published on : 10th October 2019

KCR meets PM Modi, gives wishlist with 22 demands

This was the first meeting between the two after Modi assumed charge as Prime Minister for a second term.

published on : 5th October 2019
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