Target of doubling farm income by 2022 won't be achieved if new agri laws aren't implemented: Niti's Ramesh Chand
Chand further said the blanket ban on genetically modified crops is not the right approach.
AICTE's move not to make Maths, Physics mandatory for engineering courses 'disastrous': V K Saraswat
The Niti member said both these subjects are the major building blocks for any engineering education.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, too, skipped the meeting, while her Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh kept away as he was indisposed
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the Upper Krishna and Upper Bhadra projects in the state as national projects.
The CM urged the centre to provide finance for payment of pension to retired government employees in the UT, in a similar way given to Delhi government for its retired employees.
In a speech that has left political pundits guessing, the Chief Minister said, “Every crime is being politicised, every action of an elected government is being seen from a political angle.”
PM Narendra Modi said that the initiatives taken by the government would provide opportunity to everyone to participate in nation building to its full potential.
The Niti Aayog's governing council meets regularly. This will be the sixth meeting of the government think tank's apex body.
Banerjee had earlier skipped the Niti Aayog's meetings and termed it as a "fruitless" exercise, alleging that the body has "no financial power" and cannot support the state plans.
The government think tank has already given five different sets of recommendations on disinvestment.
Telangana has maintained its fourth spot in the recent India Innovation 2020 Report released by the Niti Aayog on Wednesday.
Kerala would continue to excel in innovation index by making its industrial policies more liberal and by attracting investment in key sectors, said Industries Minister E P Jayarajan.
Skilled human resource, ease of doing business, legalities, knowledge dissemination, health and education are some of the parameters considered to decide the ranking.