Uplift poor to accelerate economic growth: Niti

New Delhi, Jun 20 India needs to accelerate its economic growth, and in order to materialise it, the country must lift vast number of people out of poverty, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said...

Jun 20, 2017 3:38 PM | Newsscroll

Niti to set up 1,000 innovation labs in schools this year

New Delhi, Jun 16 NITI Aayog will set up 1,000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in various schools this year under a mission aimed at fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the...

Jun 16, 2017 6:17 PM | Newsscroll

Govt appoints TCS senior exec to head Atal Innovation Mission

New Delhi, Jun 16 The government has appointed Ramanathan Ramanan, a senior executive of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), to head Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) functioning under NITI Aayog.Ramanan...

Jun 16, 2017 5:21 PM | Newsscroll

GoM to meet for 2nd time to iron out NMC Bill irritants

New Delhi, Jun 11 A group of ministers (GoM) constituted under Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to look into issues relating to the draft National Medical Commission Bill, 2016, will be meeting for the...

Jun 11, 2017 12:35 PM | Newsscroll

Five states in race for Niti Aayog's health programme

New Delhi, Jun 10 Five states have made it to the Niti Aayog's shortlist under a programme that aims to build three future 'role model' states for better health systems.The government think tank had...

Jun 10, 2017 7:43 PM | Newsscroll

NITI Aayog's 'SATH' initiative to enhance India's education, healthcare

New Delhi [India], June 10 : Aiming to initiate development in the country's education and healthcare sectors, the NITI Aayog on Saturday, in association with McKinsey & Company and IPE...

Jun 10, 2017 5:12 PM | Newsscroll

Ports can act as catalyst for India to grow at 10%: NITI CEO

New Delhi, Jun 9 Ports can act as a catalyst for India to achieve a consistent growth rate of 10 per cent, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today said.Addressing a workshop organised by the Ministry of...

Jun 09, 2017 7:48 PM | Newsscroll

NITI Aayog to choose 3 states for health sector makeover

New Delhi, Jun 9 Government think-tank NITI Aayog will pick three states out of the 16 that made presentation to the Aayog for development support to transform their health sector.NITI Aayog CEO...

Jun 09, 2017 5:56 PM | Newsscroll

Online banking to kill physical banks in 5-6 yrs: Amitabh Kant

New Delhi, Jun 8 Low cost Internet based transactions and business efficiency due to technology advancements are expected to kill physical banks in next 5-6 years, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said...

Jun 08, 2017 9:02 PM | Newsscroll

Govt to organise first workshop on Sagarmala proj tomorrow

New Delhi, Jun 8 The Ministry of Shipping will tomorrow organise the first of many workshops under the Sagarmala programme in order to engage with various stakeholders on implementation of...

Jun 08, 2017 3:36 PM | Newsscroll