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The NITI Aayog is a policy think tank of the Government of India, established with the aim to achieve sustainable development goals with cooperative federalism by fostering the involvement of State Governments of India in the economic policy-making process using a bottom-up approach. Its initiatives include "15 year road map", "7-year vision, strategy and action plan", AMRUT, Digital India, Atal Innovation Mission, Medical Education Reform, agriculture reforms, Indices Measuring States’ Performance in Health, Education and Water Management, Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on Rationalization of Centrally Sponsored Schemes, Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on Skill Development, Task Forces on Agriculture and up of Poverty, and Transforming India Lecture Series.

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'Apologies if I've hurt Kashmiris' feelings': NITI Aayog's VK Saraswat says his remark was 'taken out of context'

This comes a day after controversies erupted around Saraswat's comment that the internet was being used in Kashmir only to watch 'dirty films'.
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Nobody gives Niti Aayog member the right to utter nonsense against us: KCCI on 'dirty films' remark

The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) – an apex trade body - on Sunday condemned Niti Aayog member V K Saraswat's reported remarks that the Union Territory's economy was not..
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Internet used to watch dirty films in J&K: NITI Aayog member justifies clampdown on services

He also stated that politicians want to recreate protests occurring on the roads of Delhi in Kashmir.
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Ahead of Union Budget, PM Modi to meet top economists on Thursday

Ahead of the Union Budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with the top economists of the country at Niti Aayog on Thursday as part of the annual exercise done by Niti Aayog before the budget...
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INX Media case: Former NITI Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar, others move bail plea before Delhi court

Former OSD to finance minister Pradeep Kumar Bagga and former FIPB director Prabodh Saxena also moved bail pleas in the case. The matter is likely to be taken by Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar shortly..
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Niti Aayog proposes 'strategic purchasing' of services, to reduce health expenditure


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NITI Aayog releases India Innovation Index 2019; Karnataka tops list

Delhi took up the top spot among the Union Territories and Sikkim proved to be the premier among the north-eastern states in the list. Check out the entire index here.
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Karnataka tops innovation ranking of states, best investment destination: Niti Aayog

Karnataka has topped the first-ever innovation ranking of states, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharasthra, a Niti Aayog sponsored report said on Thursday. Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, on the other..
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When it comes to good education, looks alone don’t matter

Niti Aayog’s School Education Quality Index shows just how inconsistent the quality of a government school education is across the country. While Kerala and Tamil Nadu remained top overall performers..
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Enrolment at elementary level in majority of states/UTs declining, shows Niti Aayog’s school education index

Eight of 20 large states also show a dip in mainstreaming of out-of-school schoolchildren by over 10 percentage points from the base year of 2015-16. Mainstreaming here implies bringing these children..
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Prosecution of former Niti CEO, three others okayed in INX case


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Emergency dept in all medical colleges by 2022

With an aim to improve trauma care in the country, the government has decided to make it mandatory for all medical colleges to have emergency medicine department by 2022. "We want to develop a cadre of..
IndiaTimes - Published

INX Media case: CBI confronts Chidambaram with former NITI Aayog CEO Khullar


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Riding on NITI Aayog's Rajiv Kumar comments, Congress attacks govt

As the Congress' social media cell took to splash it, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari in a news conference attacked the government claiming that more than three crore jobs were at risk.
DNA - Published

Niti Aayog doesn’t have authority to decide on EV deadline, my ministry will have final word: Nitin Gadkari


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India will achieve more than 8% growth from FY 2020-21: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar

On the issue of job creation, The NITI Aayog Vice Chairman emphasised that a very large number of jobs have been generated in the country in the last five years.
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No plan to restore special category status to states: Government

There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think- tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Many states..
IndiaTimes - Published

Electric vehicles a huge opportunity for India: Kant

The electric vehicle segment is a big opportunity for Indian manufactures and they should look at not only producing such models for domestic market but also exports, Niti Aayog chief executive officer..
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NITI Aayog should prepare plan for transformation of every district: Yogi Adityanath

NITI Aayog should prepare a plan for the transformation of every district on the lines of its plan for the eight aspirational districts in Uttar Pradesh, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said at a..
DNA - Published

Govt to induct 40 private sector specialists at crucial mid-level of bureaucratic hierarchy

Niti Aayog, in its three-year action agenda, and the sectoral group of secretaries on governance, in its report submitted in February, 2017, have recommended for induction of personnel in the middle..
IndiaTimes - Published

Water a concern but not as big as Niti said: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

The government’s think tank Niti Aayog had noted in its report that 21 major cities, including Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad, were expected to “run out of groundwater as soon as 2020, affecting..
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Water situation matter of concern but not as alarming as depicted by Niti Aayog: Union minister Shekhawat


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Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets two-year extension

Extension of Kant has being approved by Amitabh Kant.
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NITI Aayog rankings: Kerala healthiest state again; Bihar, Uttar Pradesh bring up rear

NITI Aayog ranking: Haryana, J'khand, Assam do better, C'garh sees least improvement
DNA - Published

Kerala is India’s healthiest state; UP, Odisha worst: Niti Aayog

Kerala remains at the top of the heap among larger states in terms of various health parameters, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Bihar are the worst performers,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kerala, Andhra, Maharashtra top three performers in Niti Aayog's second health index; UP, Bihar worst

Kerala has occupied the top slot in terms of health performance among large states followed by Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra, whereas Uttar Pradesh and Bihar remained at the bottom, according to the..
DNA - Published

Kerala top state in overall health performance, Uttar Pradesh worst: Niti Aayog health index

The health index is a composite measure of States and Union Territories based on 23 health indicators with major weightage to the outcomes. Kerala emerges top state in overall health performance, Uttar..
DNA - Published

Changing to electric 2-wheelers from conventional mode not like Aadhaar, printing cards: Auto companies

Strongly objecting to government think tank Niti Aayog's proposal to transition to electric vehicles (EVs) for three-wheelers by 2023 and two-wheelers by 2025, TVS Motor Company and Bajaj Auto said the..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi to review economic growth, meet economists, experts at NITI Aayog today

The agenda of the meeting will be to discuss macro-economic issues, the current slowdown in the economy and Union Budget which will be tabled in the Parliament on July 5.
DNA - Published

Former Niti Aayog CEO, ex-MSME secretary may face CBI probe in INX case

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has held that there is a prima facie case for prosecuting four retired and serving bureaucrats, including former Niti Aayog CEO Sindhushree Khullar and ex-MSME..
IndiaTimes - Published

Niti’s new road map: Only electric vehicles to be sold after 2030

NITI Aayog has proposed that only electric vehicles should be sold after 2030, expanding the scope of the clean fuel technology beyond two- and three-wheelers. Transport minister Nitin Gadkari, who had..
IndiaTimes - Published

At Niti Aayog meet, Centre, states talk on steps to tackle rain 'deficit'

A government official said concerns were expressed by several CMs as this was likely to be the sixth year of below normal monsoon rains which could trigger drought in some areas. State governments said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pema Khandu seeks Centre's help to fast track road, rail projects, reform agri sector

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu has emphasised the need to fast track communication programmes in the state, while seeking support from the Centre for structural reformation of the state's agriculture..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Ridiculous', says Telangana Oppn after KCR skips NITI Aayog meet

Telangana Congress leader Hanumantha Rao said that even though it was obvious that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would not attend the meeting, KCR should have attended it as Telangana..
DNA - Published

Kejriwal rakes up Delhi statehood issue at NITI Aayog meeting

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party had made the full statehood issue its poll plank in the recent Lok Sabha election, saying it has been unable to carry out its schemes effectively in Delhi due to the Centre's..
DNA - Published

NITI Aayog meeting: Maharashtra CM discusses water conservation initiatives

The Chief Minister thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Government for timely assistance to Maharashtra this year to tackle drought situation, an official statement said
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Kerala CM raises setting up AIIMS, Ayurveda research institute at NITI Aayog meet

Vijayan maintained that his government has identified sites for establishing AIIMS-like institute in the southern state according to the direction of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
DNA - Published

$5-trillion economy? Doable: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi urges states to recognise their core competence at Niti Aayog meet
DNA - Published

Mamata Banerjee, KCR among 4 CMs to give Niti Aayog meet a miss

Four chief ministers, including Mamata Banerjee, K Chandrashekhar Rao, Amarinder Singh and Jai Ram Thakur, skipped the fifth meeting of the governing council of the Niti Aayog chaired by PM Narendra..
IndiaTimes - Published

Now, PM Modi wants to make piped water drive as big as Swachh Bharat

In his opening remarks at the fifth governing council meeting of Niti Aayog, Modi said one of the major aims of the Centre's integrated approach to water-related issues under the jal shakti ministry is..
IndiaTimes - Published

NITI Aayog has not played much expected role of facilitator: Pinarayi Vijayan


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NITI Aayog meeting: Nitish Kumar reiterates demand of special category status to Bihar


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NITI Aayog meeting: Nitish Kumar urges Centre to close all centrally sponsored schemes


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Mamata, KCR, Amarinder skip NITI Aayog meet chaired by PM Modi

Three chief ministers, including Mamata Banerjee and K Chandrashekhar Rao, gave it a miss to the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here..
DNA - Published

'Challenging but achievable': At NITI Aayog meet, PM Modi says goal to make India $5 trillion economy by 2024

Speaking at the meeting, Modi said NITI Aayog has a key role to play in fulfilling the mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas.
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Making India $5 trillion economy challenging but achievable: PM Modi

The goal of making India a $5 trillion economy by 2024 is "challenging, but achievable" with the concerted efforts of states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the fifth meeting of Niti Aayog's..
IndiaTimes - Published

Mamata, KCR to not attend NITI Aayog meeting

These leaders had also skipped Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony last month
DNA - Published

Andhra CM to demand special category status at Niti Aayog meeting

Reddy also said he would raise the demand in the first meeting of the governing council of the NITI Aayog, to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Saturday
DNA - Published

DNA EXCLUSIVE: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to present state's water conservation steps at Niti Aayog

CM will prominently project the outcome of Jalyukt Shivar which was so far carried out in 16,522 villages at the cost of Rs 7,692 cr
DNA - Published

Congress CMs meet over dinner, discuss issues to be raised at Niti Aayog meet


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