September 07, 2019 1:26 pm
Speaking at an event organised here by industry chamber PHDCCI, Kant said states have to work together and learn from each other to radically transform India.
August 22, 2019 6:10 pm
Explaining the origins of the present economic situation, the Niti Aayog vice-chairman said: "The entire episode started with indiscriminate lending during 2009-14 leading rise in non-performing assets (NPAs) post-2014."
July 28, 2019 1:52 am
Addressing a conference on E-mobility organised by CII on Saturday, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said, “Dholera should become the first green city of the world and set an example of a city where there will be no combustion engine vehicles.”
July 27, 2019 7:08 pm
The CEO said that the government was focussing on electrification of two-wheelers, three-wheelers and buses initially.
June 26, 2019 5:58 pm
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension of Kant's tenure for a further period of two years beyond June 30, 2019, that is up to June 30, 2021, on the same terms and conditions, the Personnel Ministry said in a order.
March 20, 2019 6:32 pm
Amitabh Kant said, "In India, the urbanisation process has just begun unlike Europe, US and China. If we are generating 71 million tonnes of waste every day, it will only increase unless we reduce waste and ensure segregation at source at household-level."
March 16, 2019 12:48 am
"By estimates of the labour ministry, this would amount to an increment of over 10 million people each year. As per the UN data on world population, the working age population - that is, those between the ages of 15 and 64 - will continue to expand until 2050," he says.
December 23, 2018 11:49 am
To address the shortage of doctors in the country, the Aayog has suggested creating conditions to facilitate import of doctors, especially those of Indian origin working abroad, and also deploying teachers from universities abroad as visiting professors at AIIMS or NIEs.
October 31, 2018 4:09 pm
The Niti Aayog CEO noted that there is a pressing need of leveraging alternate and newer source of financing of infrastructure projects.
September 04, 2018 5:35 pm
The Minister of State for Railways also exhorted Indian Railways to utilize its resources and become the largest producer of solar energy.