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NITI Aayog releases 'Healthy States, Progressive India' report; Kerala, Andhra, Maharashtra rank on top
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
NITI Aayog today released the second edition of “Healthy States, Progressive India”, ranking states and Union territories on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance.
Pollution issues: Niti Aayog asks 2-3-wheeler makers to present EV conversion plan in 2 weeks
Fri, Jun 21, 2019
A meeting of the manufacturers and start-up electric vehicle (EV) makers was called by Niti Aayog, which cautioned the industry that if they do not take steps to address pollution issues, courts will step in
Fintech market in India to touch $31 billion in 2020, says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
Thu, May 30, 2019
India is the only country in the world with over a billion mobile connections and biometrics, providing enough scope for penetration of fintech technology.
Food Service Industry to touch Rs 5.99 lakh cr mark by 2022-23, says National Restaurant Association of India
Wed, May 15, 2019
NRAI report says Indian food service industry’s current market size of Rs 4.23 lakh crore is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9% to reach Rs 5.99 lakh crore by 2022-23.
Food services industry to play critical role in India's growth: Kant
Thu, May 09, 2019
The food services and restaurant industry will play a critical role in pushing India's economic growth, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said Thursday.
Niti Aayog development ranking puts 3 Jharkhand districts on top
Wed, Mar 06, 2019
The development areas include health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion, skill development, and basic infrastructure.
This is what can help India grow at 9-10%; NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant explains
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
"India has demonstrated its ability, and Ayushman Bharat is a great example of that. You will providing health facility to 500 million people, more than the population of USA, Europe, Mexico put together. India has demonstrated its ability to provide medical health care at one-tenth the cost over the European and the American nations and that's a great example," NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said.
Niti Aayog delegation visits Saudi Arabia, Invest India grid launched
Mon, Feb 18, 2019
The delegation`s visit assumes significance as Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is scheduled to visit India on February 19 and 20.
Two members of National Statistical Commission quit over disagreement with government on 'certain issues'
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
"I have resigned from NSC. We thought that the commission is not very effective now a days and we also thought that we are not able to discharge the commission's responsibility," Mohanan told PTI.
Artificial Intelligence is going to transform life of human beings: Amitabh Kant
Fri, Jan 25, 2019
Amitabh Kant also said bringing in too many rules will stifle innovation and the objective is to use AI for the benefit of all.
High growth rate in manufacturing a doable challenge, says Niti Aayog CEO
Wed, Dec 19, 2018
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Tuesday said achieving double digit growth in the manufacturing sector on sustainable basis is a "doable challenge" but for that the country needs to integrate with global markets.
Amitabh Kant pitches for ban on usage of gensets
Tue, Nov 27, 2018
Stressing on tough steps to reform power sector, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Tuesday pitched for ban on use of fossil fuel based gensets saying that the government needs to do it before a court order six months down the line.
Impressive performance by Baramulla, Kupwara under Aspirational Districts Plan: Amitabh Kant
Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has hailed the progress made by Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla and Kupwara districts in upgradation of basic amenities for the people under the Aspirational Districts Programme.
China should do more investment in India than focussing on exports here: Kant
Sat, Sep 29, 2018
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Friday urged the Chinese firms to raise their funding in Indian start-ups and said instead of focusing on exports to India they should look for raising their investments.
Niti CEO says 10% growth not possible without improving HDI
Sat, Jul 28, 2018
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has said the country needs to improve its human development index (HDI) to achieve a growth of around 10 per cent.
UAS industry can rapidly modernise India; regulatory framework needed: Amitabh Kant
Wed, Jul 11, 2018
The regulatory framework for civil and commercial operations of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) needs to be put in place early in line with global best practices, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today said.
Growing at 9-10 pct challenge for India: Kant Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh
Sat, May 19, 2018
Growing at a 9-10 per cent rate in the next 30 years is a challenge for India which is expanding at 7.5 per cent per annum, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said today. He was speaking at an event organised by Niti Aayog with French investors. On startups, he said, the country has created one of the finest startup ecosystems in the world and these ventures are doing extremely well here
Niti Aayog making new list of sick PSUs for divestment: Amitabh Kant
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
The 2017-18 Budget had set the target of disinvestment in public sector units at Rs 72,500 crore.
Toyota seeks calibrated taxation, equal treatment for all technologies
Sun, Feb 18, 2018
Technology agnostic approach implies that a company is unbiased towards using any specific technologies to solve its business problems.
Government to give incentives to boost electric vehicles
Tue, Dec 19, 2017
The government would support manufacturing and selling of electric vehicles (EVs) by giving incentives such as lower road taxes so that the automobile sector continues to play a major role in India's GDP and job creation, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said today.