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Budget boost for Electric Vehicles will give India a first mover advantage: NITI Aayog's Rajiv Kumar

"In most other industries, we have been followers. But in this case, we can take the lead and crack the world markets by expanding exports of electric vehicles. Electric mobility is a sector which will drive economic activity in [the] coming years."

That sinking feeling: Water table dip and how Punjab must fight the looming crisis

The Indian Express explains how Punjab, which has only 1.57 per cent of the total land in the country, is the state with most cities (4 — Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Patiala) in the list after Rajasthan (5).


Health ranking: Tamil Nadu objects, NITI says any relook only next year

Tamil Nadu, considered one of the best states in the country in quality and affordable healthcare, had been placed ninth in the ranking, slipping six places since the 2015-16 report.

UP Cabinet discusses NITI suggestions, merger of ministries, govt departments on the anvil

According to the government sources, the panel has recommended to bring the number of government departments in the state from existing 93 to about 44 to 50, and reorganise the ministries accordingly.

From orphanage to collector’s office, Kerala man’s journey against odds

A visit by Thalassery’s sub-collector to the orphanage in 1983 was what had inspired a young Nasar studying at an orphanage-run school to dream of becoming a collector.

Union Budget must focus on reviving investment, address rural distress

Rural distress is real. The first is to recognise it. Drinking water, improving efficiency of existing irrigation systems, rural finance, including temporary waiver of loan repayments, needs funds, which the affected states do not have.


Indian agriculture has reached a stage where more the govt intervenes, lower will be the growth: NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand

NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand says time has come to free farm sector from controls, shift from input subsidies and procurement to income support and deficiency payments, and create an enabling environment for greater corporate investments in agriculture

Niti Aayog Health Index: Chief Secretary pulls up officials for ‘poor performance’ on health

Chief secretary JN Singh said he would look into the micro-level data and the government would crack the whip on underperformers.

The right convergence

Bringing agriculture, rural development and panchayati raj under one minister was overdue. Greater rationalisation is needed

Tamil Nadu points out ‘discrepancies’ in Niti Aayog health index data

In the latest health index released by Niti Aayog titled ‘Healthy States Progressive India,’ the state was seen slipping down six places, from third in 2015-16 to ninth in 2017-2018 — considered as the most severe slump in its ranking.

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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.