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NITI Aayog and Ladakh Administration entered into an MoU

The policy think tank for the Government of India, NITI Aayog and the administration of the newly formed Union Territory of Ladakh has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday, 17 January 2020 under which through the key initiative of NITI Aayog-Development Support Services to States for Infrastructure Projects (D3S-i), the Union territory ..

NITI Aayog says Nominal Growth of 12.4% Annually for $5-Trillion GDP

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant informed the Standing Committee on Finance that Gross domestic product (GDP) as per current prices without accounting for inflation the growth measure has to be at least average 12.4% annually for the next five years to achieve the target of $5-Trillion economy by 2024-25. The current rate in the first ..

Amitabh Kant to chair National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage to promote clean, connected, shared, sustainable and holistic mobility initiatives in the country. The multi-disciplinary mission with an Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee will be chaired by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. The mission will also launch the Phased Manufacturing Programmes (PMP) for ..

Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu ranked at NITI Aayog’s Second Delta Ranking of Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP)

On December 27, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant released the Second Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP). The ranking details the incremental progress achieved by the districts during June to October in 2018 across six key development sectors. Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu has shown the most improvement overall, followed by Nuapada district ..

NITI Aayog releases SDG India Index – Baseline Report 2018

The SDG India Index: Baseline Report 2018 has been released by the NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and UN Resident Coordinator Mr. Yuri Afanasiev at NITI Aayog in New Delhi on December 21. The Index is intended to provide a holistic view on the social, economic and environmental status of the ..

Niti Aayog to host Investors’ Conference for Holistic Development of Islands

On August 10, the NITI Aayog will host an Investors’ Conference for the Holistic Development of Islands at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra and will be inaugurated by Amitabh Kant (CEO of NITI Aayog). The purpose of the conference is to attract investments for the sustainable development of eco-tourism projects on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis ..

The first meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan started in New Delhi

The first meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan has started in New Delhi on April 18, 2018. The mandate of the National Council on India’s Nutritional Challenges is to provide policy directions to address countries nutritional challenges through coordinated inter-sectoral action. The council is also mandated to coordinate and review ..

Women Entrepreneurship Platform launched by Union Government

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has launched the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) on the occasion of 2018 International Women’s Day (IWD). The platform aspires to substantially increase the number of women entrepreneurs who will create and empower a dynamic New India. WEP will provide opportunities to women to realize their entrepreneurial aspirations, scale-up innovative initiatives ..