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Banks need to handhold MSMEs to push job creation: Rajiv Kumar

Govt's decision to provide Rs 2.11 lakh cr capital support through various means will support industries and MSMEs.

26 Oct 2017 4:05 PM

Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar against reservation in jobs in private sector

Rajiv Kumar however admitted that more efforts are needed to generate more employment.

17 Oct 2017 4:23 PM

Is there a case for fiscal stimulus? Niti's Rajiv Kumar, EAC's Surjit Bhalla seem to differ

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently struck down reports of a possible fiscal stimulus of over Rs 40,000 crore.

17 Oct 2017 1:25 PM

I do see case for fiscal stimulus, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Faced with slowing economic growth, the industry has been clamouring for a stimulus package from the government.

16 Oct 2017 5:01 PM

India's GDP likely to grow 7 per cent in FY18: Niti Aayog Chairman

The Niti Aayog vice chairman said the country did very well from 2007-13 and the downward cycle started in 2013-14.

15 Oct 2017 11:52 AM


Excise duty cut to spur demand, jobs: Rajiv Kumar

Government on Tuesday cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre.

05 Oct 2017 9:42 AM

Panel set up to push exports, create jobs

The panel will help identify key macroeconomic factors constraining exports and suggesting methods to address these constraints.

07 Sep 2017 3:03 AM

Is Niti Aayog willing to get its hands dirty?

The GST is operational today due to a strategy of incrementalism, driven by the need for building inter-government consensus.

07 Sep 2017 12:35 AM

GDP growth rate will hit 7.5 per cent in Q2, says Rajiv Kumar

Niti cites slump in manufacturing as reason for dip.

02 Sep 2017 3:05 AM

GDP growth to improve to 7-7.5 per cent in Q2: Rajiv Kumar

India's GDP growth rate slid to a 3-year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter.

01 Sep 2017 3:47 PM


Niti Aayog's new VC Rajiv Kumar denies note ban's effect on dipping GDP

Rajiv Kumar said that with work in progress, the Q1 GDP data should be seen as 'a mere blip' in the progress.

01 Sep 2017 2:37 PM

Rajiv Kumar takes office as Niti Aayog's vice-chairman

Kumar replaced Arvind Panagariya, an Indian-American economist who left the think tank on Thursday to return to academia.

01 Sep 2017 11:05 AM

The Telangana takeover of Naxalism

The guerilla movement took off with the forcible harvesting of crops from the lands of rich landlords.

19 Aug 2017 1:44 AM

Rajiv Kumar needs colleagues’ support

New Niti Aayog V-C criticised Anglo-American influence on Indian policy-making.

14 Aug 2017 2:17 AM

GST rollout lowers overall tax burden: Niti VC designate

GST overhauling India's convoluted indirect taxation system and unifying USD 2 trillion economy.

09 Aug 2017 9:38 AM


FICCI hails Rajiv Kumar's appointment as new VC of Niti Aayog

FICCI also said the chamber's role has now become crucial, owing to emphasis of on cooperative federalism.

07 Aug 2017 9:40 AM

Looking forward to serve the nation: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Kumar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR). 

06 Aug 2017 12:37 PM

Dr Rajiv Kumar declared new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog

The appointment came after former NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on August 1 decided to resign.

06 Aug 2017 10:41 AM

Rajiv Kumar new Niti Aayog vice-chairman

Mr Kumar is likely to take charge by the first week of September, official sources said.

06 Aug 2017 12:59 AM

Economist Rajiv Kumar to join as Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog

Dr Kumar is currently a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, a non-governmental think tank on public policy.

05 Aug 2017 9:30 PM