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NITI Aayog selects McKinsey to set up India’s first Digital Capability Centre

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) has selected McKinsey & Company to set up India’s first Digital Capability Centre (DCC), which will showcase advanced technologies and provide a test bed for emerging innovations. McKinsey supports five such digital capability centres across the globe – Aachen, Chicago, Singapore, Venice, and Beijing. DCC is a ..

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NITI Aayog releases Composite Water Management Index 2.0 (CWMI 2.0)

The NITI Aayog in association with Ministry of JAL Shakti and Ministry of Rural Development has released Composite Water Management Index 2.0 (CWMI 2.0). CWMI 2.0 ranks various states for the reference year 2017-18 as against the base year 2016-17. The CWMI is an important tool to assess and improve the performance of States/ Union ..

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Ministry of Jal Shakti organizes ‘San-Sadhan’ Hackathon for Divyangjan accessible toilets

Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the Government of India (GoI) has launched its latest initiative called the ‘San-Sadhan’ Hackathon – for Divyangjan accessible toilets. The aim of the initiative is to ease lives of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) by making toilets smarter, more accessible, and easier to use. In this hackathon, the government is looking ..

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NITI Aayog partners with WhatsApp to promote women entrepreneurs

Under the aegis of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP), the NITI Aayog and has partnered with Facebook-owned WhatsApp to support and promote women entrepreneurs in India. Both will announce an annual calendar of events aimed at capacity building of women entrepreneurs and develop specific programmes aimed at addressing challenges faced by women entrepreneurs. The initiative ..

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2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue held in New Delhi

On 10th July 2019, the 2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) was held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog. The meeting was focused on six core areas of cooperation viz. Development of Transport Infrastructure and Technologies; Development of Agriculture and Agro-Processing sector; Small and Medium Business support; ..

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