Planning Commission Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI extends tenure of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Central government has extended tenure of NITI Aayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Amitabh Kant, by one year. His tenure will now end in June 2022. Extension order was issued by Department of Personnel and Training after it was approved by Appointments Committee of Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Who is Amitabh Kant? He ..

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Goa Institution for Future Transformation (GIFT)

Goa government established “Goa Institution for Future Transformation (GIFT)” on the line of NITI Ayog. About GIFT GIFT will function on the lines of NITI Aayog. It will assist, advise and guide government on policy making, its formulation and implementation. It will also help in monitoring sustainable development goals and evaluation of several development plans, ..

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Ministry of Tribal Affairs constitutes committee on Community Forest Resource Guidelines

The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs recently constituted a committee under NC Saxena, former member of Planning Commission of India. The Committee will examine and recommend Community Forest Resources (CFR) Guidelines. The Committee has been constituted under Forest Rights Act, 2006. Why the Committee? In 2016, the Tribal Affairs Ministry framed CFR in consultation with ..

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National Data and Analytics Platform released by NITI Aayog

On January 23, 2020, NITI Aayog announced that it will launch National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP). The Platform aims to democratize access of government data. In other words, the platform aims to make the data across all sectors coherent. Highlights The NDAP will act as a platform for different stakeholders to access data in ..

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29 June: National Statistics Day

National Statistics Day is observed every year on 29 June to popularize use of Statistics in everyday life and sensitize public as to how Statistics helps in shaping and framing policies. 2019 is the 13th edition of National Statistics Day. About National Statistics Day Objective: To create public awareness among people about importance of statistics ..

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