Page-68 of NITI Aayog Current Affairs, GK & News

Maharashtra government sets up task forces on agriculture development and poverty alleviation

Maharashtra government on 18 April 2015 set up a task force on agriculture development and poverty alleviation to address the issues. It will be 12-member panel for agriculture development and will be headed by the state’s additional chief secretary (Agriculture). Members: Secretaries of the departments of finance, planning, water conservation, water resources, forest, cooperation, dairy ..

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PM Narendra Modi constitutes 3 sub-groups of CMs within NITI Aayog

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has constituted three sub-groups of Chief Ministers within National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. It was announced by PM while he was chairing the first meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog in New Delhi. First sub-group- It will study the 66 centrally-sponsored schemes and recommend which schemes should ..

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Scientist V K Saraswat joins as full-time member of NITI Aayog

Former DRDO chief Vijay Kumar Saraswat has taken charge as full time-member of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. V K Saraswat He had played a very significant role in the development of the country’s first Liquid Propulsion Engine, DEVIL. He was Project Director of Prithvi and had steered the design, development, production and induction ..

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Niti Aayog: less government, more governance?

Government of India has finally gone ahead with its approach of less government, more governance.  The new body is slated to give strategic and technical advice. It will be headed by the PM assisted by a Governing Council of Chief Ministers and Lt. Governors. It is set on the same principles as National Development Council. ..

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Arvind Panagariya takes charge as Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog

Eminent Economist Arvind Panagariya has taken charge as first Vice-Chairman of the newly-created National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog on 13 January 2015. After taking charges, he was briefed about newly created NITI Aayog by its CEO Sindhushree Khuallar and other senior officials. About Arvind Panagariya He is an Indian-American economist and Professor of Economics ..

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