Niti Aayog kick-starts work on 2035 Vision Document
The PMO has directed NITI Aayog to engage best subject experts to draft Vision Document 2035 for an innovative policy formulation for India starting 2020. Exports, rural income, unemployment are the major facets that the experts will have to address.
Health sector evolving in India; should take advantage of artificial intelligence, data analytics: Arvind Panagariya
"With AI, data analytics...
India should embrace 5G technology soon: NITI Aayog CEO
NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant, extolled the virtues of 5G, pointing out the importance...
Growth rate will be 7% in H2 and 6.5% for full year: Rajiv Kumar, NITI Aayog
You cannot continue to keep the family silver until it tarnishes completely and turns to rust.
View: Where the Global Hunger Index 2019 went wrong in India's case
The Global Hunger Index ranking doesn’t reflect significant improvements by India on four key indicators.
Modi's new mission: Propel livestock production to increase India's GDP
The Government estimates that in the next five years, livestock farmers will not only save losses worth Rs 2.50 lakh crore, but will increase their income four times, contributing a major share in India's GDP.
Assam wants reopening of old railway links with Bangladesh
Assam government discusses reopening of traditional railway links to Bangladesh which will reopen the pre-partition railway links from Chittagong to Makum, Cox Bazar to Ledo and third line between Bangladesh via Golakganj till Moirabari.
India should not miss the bus for local manufacturing of EVs: Nitin Gadkari
In June, a committee headed by NITI Aayog chief Amitabh Kant laid out a roadmap for the smooth roll-out of electric vehicles in a phased manner, as well as the setting up of battery manufacturing factories to bring down the costs of EVs.
Facebook launches second phase of digital literacy project for tribal girls
The first phase of Facebook's digital literacy project was launched in March this year to connect underprivileged young women from tribal areas with expert mentors. Now in the second phase, around 5000 women will be digitally mentored.
Indian public sector banks had "worst phase" under Manmohan Singh, Raghuram Rajan, says Nirmala Sitharaman
The Finance Minister while delivering a lecture at Columbia University's SIPA said that she respects former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for his work but pointed out that loans were given based on phone calls during his tenure.
Water crisis: CBSE makes mandatory for schools to become water efficient in next 3 years
After a recent report by NITI Aayog which shows Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad running out of groundwater by next year, the Central Board of Secondary Education has instructed schools to adopt a policy of water management.
No captive mines, future mining leases to go hybrid
As part of this, highly placed sources said the government would discontinue the practice of offering mining rights for mineral resources, including coal, to companies for captive use.
Govt saves $1.54 bn in first year of fertiliser DBT implementation: MSC study
The fertiliser DBT has boosted transparency by real-time tracking of the movement, requirement, and availability of stocks.
Indian Railways constitute committee to privatise 150 trains, 50 stations
Rajesh Dutt Bajpai, Executive Director of Railway Board, on Thursday informed that the Indian Railways has constituted an empowered group of...
300 mn Indians lifted above poverty line in last 14 years: NITI Aayog
Amitabh Kant claimed that every Indian today has a biometric ID card, mobile phone and bank account.
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