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Corporate tax cut to have 'minor' impact on fiscal deficit: Niti Aayog vice-chairman

On Friday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced cuts in tax rates for domestic companies to 22 per cent and for new domestic manufacturing companies to 15 per cent.

‘With over 7,000 startups, Delhi NCR ahead of Bengaluru, Mumbai’

According to the ‘Turbocharging Delhi NCR startup Ecosystem’ report, Delhi NCR accounted for a 23 per cent share of startups in the country.

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States to be key drivers of growth for making India USD 5 trillion economy: Niti Aayog CEO

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.

Forum that facilitates cohesive thinking on economy, also has ears of political leadership, is urgently needed

Our administrative apparatus is vertically structured within silo-ed compartments. There is no forum to enable and facilitate interdisciplinary, interdepartmental and collaborative economic decision-making.

Cost of Electric Vehicles to be at par with combustion engine cars in 3-4 years: NITI Aayog CEO

Amitabh Kant said India has made huge commitments in the Paris Accord and remains committed to reduce its total pollution by almost 35 per cent, unlike the US which has backed out of it.

Nirmala Sitharaman presser Highlights: FinMin rolls back enhanced surcharge on foreign investors

With an aim to end harassment of taxpayers, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also announced that all tax notices will be issued from a centralised system. She said banks will make home and auto loans cheaper.

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Niti Aayog chief Rajiv Kumar rings the alarm bell, calls for unprecedented steps

While blaming a large part of the problem on the high credit growth between 2004 and 2011, when it grew 27 per cent and resulted in a build-up of NPAs, he said it takes a lot for the government which has inherited all the 'systems and inertia'.

Need to eliminate distrust within private sector, 'extraordinary' steps needed: NITI Aayog on slowdown

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."

NITI relying on experts with no knowledge of Indian realities: BMS

The national executive meeting of the trade union body, held in here on August 16, 17 and 18, flagged the issues of job loss in the automobile sector and urged the Centre to “change the direction of economic and labour reforms”.

Niti working out proposal to set up desalination plants along coastline to tide over water crisis: Govt

Recently, several parts of the country, especially Chennai, faced severe water crisis, owing to poor storage in various reservoirs following deficit rainfall. "The Niti Aayog is working on linking desalination of sea waters with the Sagarmala project," a top government official said.

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Idea Exchange | NITI Aayog | V K Paul talks about the National Health Mission

Idea Exchange | NITI Aayog | V K Paul talks about the National Health Mission In this edition of the Idea Exchange, NITI Aayog member V K Paul talks about the National Health Mission, calling it an unfinished agenda. He admits that NMH came in the right time and cannot be considered a failure. While […]

President Mukherjee chairs Conference of Governors

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday presided over a two-day Conference of Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital. It is the fourth conference presided over by President Mukherjee and 47th such conference held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. As many as 23 Governors and two Lieutenant Governors are participating in the conference. Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Cabinet Ministers, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval participated in the conference. The conference will deliberate on terrorism and insurgency activities, creating jobs for youths with special focus on skill development for school dropouts.

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