Persistent Systems hold smart school hackathon, may work with Atal Innovation Mission
The event received 100 applications from students in Pune and Nashik, of which 40 ideas were finalised. The selected ideas are all at a prototype stage, which the students would further refine or modify over the course of the 12-hour event.
Govt likely to take more steps to deal with financial sector problem: Rajiv Kumar, NITI Aayog VC
The government since August has taken severa...
NITI Aayog extends deadline for consultations on draft model concession agreement
The last date for providing comments on the draft model con...
View: Domestic stability is a prerequisite for an economic revival
India Inc, in its interactions with the PM, should have driven home the simple fact that peace and stability is a prerequisite for the economy getting back on track, and that needs to be in place before attending to administering any medicines for the country’s current economic ills.
Interministerial talks on gas sector reforms begin
The petroleum and natural gas ministry has begun interministerial consultations on its proposal to end the power sector's priority access to cheap domestic gas, setting up a gas trading platform and hiving off GAIL's pipeline business into a subsidiary.
Govt measures to help India secure sustainable energy future: Niti Aayog vice chairman
Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said India has taken significant steps in improving energy efficiency and cleaner transport with electric vehicles (EVs).
International Energy Agency urges India to adopt NITI Aayog's National Energy Policy
According to the International Energy Agency, energy research, development and deployment (RD&D) can be a strong enabler of India’s energy policy goals.
PM Narendra Modi to chair meeting of experts at Niti Aayog on Jan 9
The meeting will also be attended by Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and other senior officials of the think tank. The meeting assumes important as the government is in the process of formulating Budget proposals for 2020-21. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Union Budget on February 1 with an eye to reviving growth.
Niti Aayog's draft for pvt trains: 15-minute head start, max speed of 160 kmph, own guard, crew
A slew of draft documents -- for Request for Qualification (RFQ), Concession Agreement Guiding Principles, Project Information Memorandum (PIM) along with a presentation on the salient features of the project -- for discussion on private participation in passenger trains have been uploaded by Niti Ayog on its website.
A stitch in time: Policy flip-flops have seen India lose in garments exports but, it might not be too late
Countries like Bangladesh & Vietnam are growing rapidly as garment manufacturing is moving here from China.
PM Modi calls for focussed effort to make India $5 trillion economy
Prime Minister said that the idea of 5 Trillion Dollar Economy is not a sudden development and that it is based on a deep understanding of the strengths of the country. He said that this would also foster a positive mood and 'can do' spirit in the society.
Budget 2020: PM Modi meets economists on growth, jobs, $5 trillion economy
Ahead of the Union Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met top economists of the country at NITI Aayog here on Thursday. Home Minister Amit...
Panel gives green signal to 150 private trains on 100 routes
A panel, set up by minister Piyush Goyal, has given the green signal to 150 private trains on 100 routes.
Charged up: Gegadyne's carbon-powered batteries can break China's monopoly on electric vehicles
Gegadyne uses non-lithium based battery technology that can charge EVs from 0-100% in less than 15 min.
Niti Aayog seeks experts’ views to strengthen population policy
Niti Aayog to conduct a brain-storming session on India's population policy and family planning programme, in association with Population Foundation of India. The paper will offer constructive recommendations to address regional disparities in outcomes by focusing on adolescents and youths, inter-departmental convergence, demand generation etc.
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