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Rajiv Kumar


Not fair to take one stand when within govt & opposite after leaving it: NITI VC

October 15, 2020 12:32 am

Subramanian, in an opinion piece co-authored with Pennsylvania State University’s assistant professor of economics Shoumitro Chatterjee, pointed out the pitfalls of the Aatmanirbhar Bharat campaign.

‘Bold, not incremental reforms, will help to boost the productive capacity, productivity of economy,’ says Rajiv Kumar

May 13, 2020 12:15 pm

In an interaction with The Indian Express, after the Prime Minister’s speech on Tuesday, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said the steps to be announced in the coming days would focus on ensuring that India does not shut itself out from the global economy, even as it promotes self-reliance.

RBI's rate cut reflects India's ambition to boost economic growth: Niti Aayog

October 04, 2019 4:00 pm

Speaking at the India Economic Summit, Rajiv Kumar said with several steps taken by the government in the past couple of months to boost the economy, growth is expected to be around 6.5 per cent this year, although it is "lower than expected". 

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

August 23, 2019 9:10 am

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'.

Overseas bonds: Major advantages in raising long term funds, says NITI VC Rajiv Kumar

July 22, 2019 3:18 am

Kumar says government fully aware of the risks, and that there could be exchange rate volatility.

Modi government focused on accelerated growth led by private sector: NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman

July 18, 2019 9:19 pm

Rajiv Kumar emphasised that the focus of the second term of the Modi government is accelerated economic growth, beyond the 7 per cent the country has achieved to an eight per cent plus growth that is led by the private sector and private enterprise.

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

July 15, 2019 7:33 am

"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."

Budget clean break from past, sets out agenda for Modi 2.0 govt: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

July 06, 2019 5:58 pm

Describing the Budget proposals unveiled by India's first full-time woman finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman as "unconventional", Kumar said it has covered a very wide canvas in a bid to lay down the roadmap for the next 10 years.

NITI Aayog reconstituted: Amit Shah appointed as member, Rajiv Kumar to continue as Vice-Chairman

June 06, 2019 8:48 pm

National Institution for Transforming India, better known as 'NITI Aayog' was constituted in 2015 when the Modi-government chose to scrap the 65-year-old Planning Commission. 

Explained: Behind EC's displeasure over Rajiv Kumar's criticism of Congress' Nyay scheme

April 06, 2019 6:39 pm

The Model Code of Conduct (MCC) is only a moral code and lacks any statutory backing. In other words, the EC, at best can censure, advise or pull up the person found violating it.