NITI Aayog: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

High-level committee of medical experts set up for prevention & control of COVID-19

The Government of India has recently constituted a high-level committee of medical experts for prevention & control of COVID-19. The committee is headed by Dr V K Paul, a member of the India think-tank NITI Aayog. The 21-member high level technical committee comprises of noted public health experts to suggest measures on the prevention and ..

4th edition of Women Transforming India Awards to be organised on International Women’s Day

The Women Entrepreneurship Platform of NITI Aayog is set to organise the Fourth Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards (WTI) on International Women’s Day (March 8). The Women Transforming India Awards was instituted four years ago by NITI Aayog and are presented on the theme of ‘Women and Entrepreneurship’. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh ..

Union territory of J&K chosen for first pilot project on SDGs

Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir has been selected by the NITI Aayog for first pilot project on Sustainable Developmental Goals. The newly formed UT will also get an opportunity to work with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Under the programme, information would be collected from District Commissioners for providing ranks on certain parameters.

NASSCOM and NITI Aayog launch AI-based module for schools

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) recently collaborated with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to launch an artificial intelligence (AI) based module for Indian school students. The AI-Base Module is to be implemented in nearly 5,000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) and is expected to reach as many as 2.5 million students. ..

SDG Conclave 2020 held in Assam

NITI Aayog recently organised ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Conclave 2020: Partnerships, Cooperation and Development of North Eastern States’ in Guwahati, Assam. The conclave was organised in association with the North Eastern Council, Government of Assam, Tata Trust, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS). The three-day event commenced ..

National Data and Analytics Platform will be developed by NITI Aayog

The policy think tank of the Government of India, NITI Aayog is to develop the National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP). Recently the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog released the Vision document for the National Data and Analytics Platform. The stakeholders can access all government data through the platform, in a user-friendly manner. The platform ..

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 ..

 First In-depth Review of India’s Energy Policies launched by IEA

India became an Association member of the Paris based autonomous intergovernmental organization, the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 2017, the first in-depth review of India’s energy policies was released by the International Energy Agency on Friday, 10th January 2020 in partnership with the policy think tank of the Government of India, NITI Aayog. The review ..