While discussions are going on to decide the future course of action for Air India, Niti Aayog has recommended complete privatisation of the airline.
The CM-led apex committee will rate the recommendations made by the think-tank, following which the proposal will be tabled before the state Cabinet or the government for approval.
The Prime Minister had directed to complete the task expeditiously so that policies on employment can be formulated on the basis on credible data.
Niti Aayog, in the draft of its 3-year action plan, has suggested steps such as creating adequate living and office space,
preventing slum creation, building new cities for increased urbanisation and improved quality of urban life
Arun Jaitley has proposed privatisation of Air India and the Civil Aviation Ministry is looking at all options to make the airline strong and viable. The development came against the backdrop of NITI Aayog submitting its suggestions on the future course for the airline.
The Niti Aayog is aggressively pushing states to carry out reforms for liberalisation of the agriculture sector to improve farmer income and agriculture
“GST is India’s biggest tax reform since 1947,” Amitabh Kant said.
“Timetable should be redesigned in a manner that sufficient margin is available for daily safety checks,” NITI Aayog said.
Panagariya’s statement comes shortly after India losing the fastest growing major economy tag to China with the GDP growth rate slipping to 6.1 per cent in the January-March quarter of 2016-17
The NITI Aayog vice-chairman’s comments came after India’s GDP growth rate slipped to 6.1 per cent in the January-March quarter of last fiscal. On the other hand, China registered 6.9 per cent growth during the same quarter.
Niti Aayog’s Draft Action Agenda neither incorporates lessons from experience of incineration plants in Delhi, nor takes note of the many success stories of biomethanation
This assertion comes amid Congress’s criticism of the Narendra Modi government over creating lesser jobs.
The third lecture in the series of ‘NITI Lectures: Transforming India’ will be delivered by renowned American business strategist, economist and author Dr Michael E Porter on May 25, 2017.
The theme of Porter’s lecture will be “Competitiveness of Nations and States: New Insights”.
For the Niti Aayog’s initiative to be an improvement on the Five Year Plan, pragmatic moves, such as delinking planning from finance, will be required.