NITI charts doubling farmers’ income strategy, lauds HP

Shimla, Jun 24 Government think-tank NITI Aayog has drawn up an exhaustive plan for achieving the target of doubling farmers’ income in five years ending 2022-23.The main stress of the plan is on...

Jun 24, 2017 10:34 PM | Newsscroll

Employment task force may suggest overhaul of data collection

New Delhi, Jun 22 The task force on employment data, headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya, is likely to recommend a complete revamp of the country's data collection system.The Prime...

Jun 22, 2017 9:54 PM | Newsscroll

Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Mittal

New Delhi, Jun 22 If Air India is to be privatised, then Tatas will be one of the better candidates to buy stake in the airline, according to business leader Sunil Mittal.Amid the government...

Jun 22, 2017 9:16 PM | Newsscroll

NITI Aayog creating jobless India, says RSS-backed trade union

New Delhi, Jun 22 Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliated Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) said today that the 'wrong' polices of NITI Aayog are creating jobless India and demanded reorganisation of the...

Jun 22, 2017 7:20 PM | Newsscroll

AI debt unsustainable, should go to private hands: Panagariya

New Delhi, Jun 22 Air India should be privatised as its debt level is "simply not sustainable" and government action on the airline's future course is likely within six months, Niti Aayog vice...

Jun 22, 2017 7:17 PM | Newsscroll

New JNU Chancellor stresses on academic autonomy

New Delhi, Jun 20 Newly-appointed Chancellor of the Jawaharlal Nehru University V K Saraswat has said that vice chancellor should be free to decide "whom to teach, what to teach and who will...

Jun 20, 2017 5:24 PM | Newsscroll

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

Cabinet to take a call on Air India, says Sinha

Mumbai, Jun 20 Inter-ministerial consultations on the future course of action for Air India have been completed and the Cabinet would decide on how best to move forward, Union minister Jayant Sinha...

Jun 20, 2017 2:06 PM | Newsscroll

Institutions' autonomy hinges on academic quality: Niti

New Delhi, Jun 18 Entrusted with a task to suggest reform measures for the higher education sector, Niti Aayog has said centrally funded educational institutions that are performing well will get...

Jun 18, 2017 12:08 PM | Newsscroll

Task Force on employment data to submit report next week

New Delhi, Jun 17 The task force on employment data headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya is likely to finalise recommendations next week, an official said today.The Prime Minister's...

Jun 17, 2017 5:56 PM | Newsscroll