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Toyota seeks calibrated taxation, equal treatment for all technologies

Feb 18 2018

Toyota has advocated for a calibrated taxation policy that encourages "technology agnostic approach" and urged the government to treat all technologies at equal footing.

Reap dividends of govt's EV push: Gadkari to automakers

Feb 15 2018

It is high time automakers reap the dividends of India's aggressive thrust on electric mobility by manufacturing quality vehicles at affordable prices, Gadkari said.

No need for EV policy as action plan ready: NITI CEO

Feb 15 2018

Asserting that there is no need for a policy for EVs as an action plan has been prepared, Amitabh Kant said technology should not be trapped by rules and regulations.

Govt to take district hospitals to medical college level: Kant

Feb 13 2018

"We are brining in institutional changes to the Medical Council of India so that we can have a vast number of doctors in the country," he said.

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets extension till June 30, 2019

Feb 05 2018

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was given an extension till June 30 next year, according to an official order.

Govt has saved Rs 65,000 cr through DBT schemes: Amitabh Kant

Jan 27 2018

The DBT mechanism in various government schemes have helped the government save around Rs 65,000 crore (over $10 billion), NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said.

Every Indian to own smartphone in 5 years: Amitabh Kant

Jan 17 2018

Every Indian will have a smartphone in the next five years, Niti Aayog Chief Executive Amitabh Kant said.

Niti's innovation mission to skill over 200 needy students

Dec 14 2017

Atal Innovation Mission - an initiative of Niti Aayog - will celebrate Atal Tinkering Lab community day on Friday.

'Days of physical banks over, 2020 will be turning point'

Dec 11 2017

NITI CEO Amitabh Kant said the days of physical banks were ending, and that banks unable to make a transition to data analytics and digital banking would die by 2020.

States should be ranked on media & entertainment index: Kant

Dec 05 2017

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant favoured the idea of states being ranked in terms of media and entertainment index as is done for ease of doing business.

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