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Blockchain to help boost ease of biz rank: Niti CEO

“The Prime Minister has brought a paradigm shift in trust in India. Blockchain can help reduce the trust deficit,” he added.

04 Aug 2018 12:06 AM

Narendra Modi reviews progress of infrastructure sectors

The average road length constructed per day in financial year 2017-18 was 26.93 km, compared to 11.67 km in FY 2013-14.

03 Aug 2018 2:56 PM

Agriculture sector must grow at 4 pc or higher to boost economy: Kant

Agriculture tech startups have raised over USD 800 million in the last 5 years, he added.

30 Jul 2018 7:35 PM

Women entrepreneurs must for India to grow at 9-10 per cent, says Kant

He also pointed to Khap Panchayats of Haryana for not providing adequate opportunity for health, education and nutrition to women.

16 Jul 2018 1:24 PM

Age Debate: ‘Lateral entry’ to end IAS raj?

The lateral entry of professionals will make the Indian bureaucracy better, more efficient.

14 Jun 2018 2:16 AM


Niti Aayog plans CMs' meet on 'New India 2022' strategy paper

Niti Aayog, the premier policy-making think tank of central govt, will prepare a development agenda by June for 'New India 2022'.

17 May 2018 5:19 PM

India needs to grow at 10 pc for 30 yrs to meet population's demands

This order of growth however will not be achieved if the 'business-as-usual' approach to the use of scarce resources continues.

14 May 2018 7:36 PM

Govt sanctions Rs 1200 cr to clear pollution in Delhi

Kant said that for the initiative to be a success, Delhi would require the support of its neighbouring states as well.

26 Feb 2018 3:41 PM

Niti Aayog making new list of sick PSUs for divestment: Kant

NITI Aayog has already recommended 40 sick PSUs for strategic disinvestment.

21 Feb 2018 3:39 PM

Kerala tops Niti’s health index, UP worst

Among smaller states, Mizoram ranked first followed by Manipur, Goa.

10 Feb 2018 3:19 AM


Need to root out corruption to reach targeted level of growth: Rajnath

To stop corruption at various levels, the government had started with the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme.

27 Jan 2018 7:55 PM

Civil servants roped in as 'prabhari officers' for transformation of 115 backward districts

The prabhari officers will work towards poverty, health, education and infrastructure in a collaborative manner.

22 Nov 2017 3:35 PM

Digitisation to usher in jobs, says Amitabh Kant

He also suggested fortifying quality, prioritising investments in innovation and R&D and invest in life-long learning for employees.

16 Nov 2017 6:05 AM

‘Credit, debit cards, to be redundant in 4 years: Niti Aayog

He said that India is passing through a window of demographic transition, which rarely happens in history.

12 Nov 2017 6:26 AM

Niti Aayog CEO pitches for more private sector investments in infra projects

He also stressed that India needs strong bids and concession evaluation mechanism of PPP infrastructure projects.

26 Oct 2017 2:33 PM


States cannot decide what tourists eat and drink: Niti Aayog CEO

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was asked about the impact of alcohol prohibition on tourism.

06 Oct 2017 2:29 PM

10 ‘champions’ can push growth to 10 per cent

Niti Aayog CEO wants seven eastern states to perform better.

01 Sep 2017 2:49 AM

Aayog to launch scheme to guide students in tech labs

The AIM is one of the flagship programmes of the government to promote innovation and entrepreneurship by setting up ATLs across the country.

23 Aug 2017 2:13 AM

'GST to make India a simpler, more revenue generating economy'

Overhauling India's convoluted indirect taxation system and unifying the over USD 2 trillion economy

30 Jun 2017 6:25 PM

TCS senior leader to head Niti Aayog's Atal Innovation Mission

The government has appointed Ramanathan Ramanan, a senior executive of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to head Atal Innovation Mission.

16 Jun 2017 6:33 PM