Tag: Niti Aayog

Vaccination in India: Over half of India’s adult population received at least 1 dose of Covid vaccine: Government

More than half of India‘s adult population has received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 16 per cent have got both, the Union...

national monetisation pipeline: Niti Aayog’s Dr Rajiv Kumar breaks down the National Monetisation Plan and lessons learnt from past projects

In an interview with ET Now’s Ruchi Bhatia, Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog, talks about the National Monetisation Plan, historical project successes, his...

National Monetisation Pipeline: Asset monetisation will have multiplier impact on economy: Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog

The monetisation of assets, as laid out in the National Monetisation Pipeline, will have a multiplier impact on the economy and will give a push...

Maldives style water villas soon in Lakshadweep

India’s popular island destination Lakshadweep will soon have three premium Maldives style water villas, claimed to be the first of its kind in the country....

North East Council could be for states what NITI Aayog is for the country: Pema Khandu

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said North East Council (NEC) can be to north eastern states what the NITI Aayog is for the country...

No need to panic on need for immediate change in dosage interval of Covishield: Govt

The government Friday said there is no need to panic on the need for an immediate change in the dosage interval of Covishield vaccine, underlining...

PSU bank privatisation plan could face hurdles amid Covid: Fitch

Fitch Ratings on Monday said the plan to privatise two state-owned banks in the current financial year ending March 2022 could face delays amid renewed...

Debate over allopathy, ayurveda of no use; both systems useful: NITI Member V K Saraswat

There is actually “no use” in debating over allopathy and ayurveda as both are different and useful medicine systems, renowned scientist and Niti Aayog Member...

States deny asking GoI for policy to buy jabs directly

Several states have clarified to ET that they did not request the Union government to allow them to procure Covid-19 vaccines, following Thursday’s statement by...

Foreign aid allocated to states, UTs for COVID management

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said that aid received from other countries has been distributed in different states to help deal with the rising...

UP orders 10 mn more doses, aims at vaccinating 6.5L every day

The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday said it has placed orders for 10 million doses of both Covishield and Covaxin for the next phase of...

7500 MT oxygen being produced in India daily, 6,600 MT allocated to states for medical use: Government

Amid reports of oxygen shortage in the country, the Centre on Wednesday said of the total 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen being produced in India...

Second COVID wave could spark greater uncertainty; govt will respond with fiscal steps if required: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman

The country needs to prepare for “greater uncertainty” in terms of consumer as well as investor sentiments due to the second wave of coronavirus infections,...

SPJIMR & FICCI-FLO Mumbai release white paper on ‘Women Entrepreneurship in India’

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s SPJIMR, along with FICCI-FLO Mumbai, the ladies organisation of industry body FICCI, have jointly released a white paper titled “Women Entrepreneurship in...

No democracy can guarantee investors that there will be zero protest: Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar says domestic and global investors do realise that protests and disruptions are part and parcel of our democracy, adding that...

Explore PPP for viable projects in National Infrastructure Pipeline, says FM Sitharaman

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that there is a need to explore public private participation (PPP) mode for viable projects and use government funding for...

Meghalaya is all set to double its GSDP to $10 billion within the next five years: CM Conrad K Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said that Meghalaya is all set to double its GSDP to $10 billion within the next five years, to...

At Niti meeting, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh raises farm laws, vaccination, GST compensation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure urgent resolution to the ongoing farmers’ “unrest”, and an early release of...

rao inderjit singh: DMEO to evaluate 28 centrally sponsored schemes: Rao Inderjit Singh

The Development, Monitoring and Evaluation Office, under the aegis of NITI Aayog, has undertaken the evaluation of centrally sponsored schemes under 28 umbrella schemes, planning...

labour: Niti Aayog constitutes sub-group to prepare a plan for migrant workers: Santosh Gangwar

The NITI Aayog has constituted a sub-group to prepare a National Action Plan for Migrant Workers, labour minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar said. “The sub-group, which...

Only a few PSUs to remain in strategic sectors, says Niti Aayog CEO

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 04, 2021) NEW DELHI: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says there will be a few PSUs in strategic...

Rajiv Kumar: Reform measures in Budget to take India out of COVID-induced downturn: Rajiv Kumar

New Delhi: The reform measures announced in the budget 2021-22 are aimed at taking India out of the COVID-19-induced downturn and making the country a...

Rs 8,000-crore National quantum mission one step away from cabinet | India News

BENGALURU: In what is pegged to be one of India’s largest science projects, the National Mission on Quantum Technologies & Applications (NM-QTA) – for which...

‘India has a dense pipeline of future Covid vaccines’ | India News

As head of the national expert group on vaccines, Niti Aayog member Dr V K Paul has been at the centre of India’s vaccination strategy....

India starts vaccinating: No hospitalisation reported, major problems were delay in uploading beneficiary lists

India initiated its Covid vaccination drive on Saturday and inoculated 1,91,181 healthcare workers across the country. In the evening, Additional Secretary (Health) Manohar Agnani said...