Tag: NITI Aayog

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  • India’s GDP to see 8 per cent plus growth from FY 2020-21 onwards: NITI Aayog VC

    India’s GDP to see 8 per cent plus growth from FY 2020-21 onwards: NITI Aayog VC

    Kumar attributed the expectation in growth to the structural reforms undertaken by the government of India like the Goods and Services Tax, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.

    July 22, 2019
  • The scarce essential

    The scarce essential

    It has been indicated that 600 million Indians face ‘high to extreme‘ water stress. The situation will only worsen in the days to come. Thus, we are virtually sitting on a ticking time-bomb in the form of a potential health emergency waiting to unfold. Poor state regulation and gross mismanagement over the years by our water managers have resulted in our rivers and water systems being heavily contaminated by solid waste.

    July 22, 2019
  • Mismatched Maths

    Mismatched Maths

    Regrettably, post budget, not even the otherwise included Indian is happy about the economy, especially since, by July 10, some $ 30 billion had been wiped off Indian stocks.

    July 15, 2019
  • The scarce commodity

    The scarce commodity

    Niti Aayog's recent report on water is the latest warning about the dwindling of the supply and availability of water in the country and the scary situation it is headed for. The crisis is already here. About 60 crore people ~ nearly half of the population ~ and most cities are facing water shortage. The situation in 21 major cities will be extremely critical by 2020 and, in 10 years, the available supply may meet only half of the demand. It is not just a problem of availability.

    July 15, 2019
  • ‘Neighbour’ blocking foreign funds for Arunachal flood protection schemes, says CM Khandu

    ‘Neighbour’ blocking foreign funds for Arunachal flood protection schemes, says CM Khandu

    Although Khandu did not take China's name, the reference was obvious as Arunachal Pradesh shares a 1,080-km long border with China.

    July 10, 2019
  • Gold industry groans under hike in import duty

    Gold industry groans under hike in import duty

    In view of the critical role played by gold industry in supporting economic growth and jobs creation besides exports, he urged the government to reconsider the move.

    July 5, 2019
  • CPI-M opposes privatization of Indian Railways

    CPI-M opposes privatization of Indian Railways

    According to an action plan proposed by the Railway Ministry, private passenger trains will be operated within 100 days, said the editorial of their journal 'People's Democracy'.

    July 4, 2019
  • For single women, policy benefit is still a far cry

    For single women, policy benefit is still a far cry

    The first and foremost demand of the single women forum is to include the name of every woman (involved in farming) in the revenue documents at the time of marriage.

    June 27, 2019
  • Prognosis & Cure

    Prognosis & Cure

    This is not to forget the death of 116 children in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district due to the undiagnosed outbreak of an affliction called acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).

    June 27, 2019
  • Balakot strikes planner Samant Goel to be R&AW chief, Arvind Kumar to head IB

    Balakot strikes planner Samant Goel to be R&AW chief, Arvind Kumar to head IB

    Meanwhile, Amitabh Kant has been given an extension as CEO NITI Aayog for a period of two years.

    June 26, 2019
  • A water crisis cries out in wilderness

    A water crisis cries out in wilderness

    The West-East Gas Pipeline in China runs across 8,707 kms through 66 cities, and the 4,989 km Gasun pipeline in Brazil is part of a club of about ten other oil pipelines of similar length.

    June 26, 2019
  • Punjab CM seeks fresh river water tribunal

    Punjab CM seeks fresh river water tribunal

    The Chief Minister, in his speech circulated at the NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting which he could not attend owing to indisposition, also called upon the Prime Minister to provide a one-time debt waiver to mitigate the distress of indebted farmers.

    June 15, 2019
  • Extend GST compensation beyond 2022: Ktaka CM

    Extend GST compensation beyond 2022: Ktaka CM

    In case this revenue gap is not bridged in the coming years despite all compliance efforts, adequate compensation, in the manner as envisaged in the Compensation Act, should be extended beyond 2022

    June 15, 2019
  • Goal to make India 5-trillion dollar economy by 2024 achievable: PM Modi at Niti Aayog meet

    Goal to make India 5-trillion dollar economy by 2024 achievable: PM Modi at Niti Aayog meet

    The Prime Minister urged the members of the Governing Council to help create a government setup which works and has the trust of the people.

    June 15, 2019
  • Ahead of Niti Aayog meet, Manmohan Singh meets CMs of Congress-ruled states

    Ahead of Niti Aayog meet, Manmohan Singh meets CMs of Congress-ruled states

    The chief ministers discussed issues of their respective states, especially those related to farmers and tribals which will be taken up at the Niti Aayog meeting.

    June 15, 2019
  • ‘Conserve rainwater’, writes PM Modi in personal letter to village pradhans

    ‘Conserve rainwater’, writes PM Modi in personal letter to village pradhans

    Sources said that during the important meeting of the NITI Aayog Council on Saturday, the PM would underline the need for rainwater harvesting to tackle the water crisis affecting the rural areas.

    June 15, 2019
  • Mamata Banerjee, KCR to skip Niti Aayog meet chaired by PM Modi today

    Mamata Banerjee, KCR to skip Niti Aayog meet chaired by PM Modi today

    Structural reforms in agriculture, drought situation and relief measures, challenges in transforming aspirational districts and security-related issues will be discussed in the meeting.

    June 15, 2019