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Women entrepreneurs must for India to grow at 9-10%, says Kant

Jul 16 2018 | 7 hrs ago

For India to grow at 9-10 per cent for three decades consistently and reap the dividend of demographic advantage, promoting entrepreneurship among women has to be the key strategy, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said.

Wish Amartya Sen spends some time in India to see structural reforms: Niti Aayog VC

Jul 15 2018

Days after Amartya Sen lamented that India has taken a quantum jump backwards since 2014, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar today said the Nobel laureate should spend some time in the country to see the structural reforms undertaken by the Modi government.

Niti Aayog working on proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy: Kumar

Jul 15 2018

Government think tank Niti Aayog is working on a proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy in order to extend the benefits to people using piped natural gas and biofuels for cooking purposes, a top official said.

Govt looking at proposal to include mining royalty as input cost under GST

Jul 13 2018

The mines ministry is looking at the industry's proposal to classify royalties from mines as input cost under the Goods and Services Tax, a top official said.

11 mineral blocks to start production by year-end: Tomar

Jul 13 2018

As many as 11 mineral blocks of the total 43 auctioned will start production by the year-end, Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said.

India, 6th largest economy, has long way to go as per capita income still low: Kumar

Jul 12 2018

Emergence of India as the sixth largest economy was very much expected but still there is a long way to go as the per capita income of the country is still low, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar said.

As 'foreign' economic advisers leave, a protectionist India returns

Jul 12 2018

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took power in 2014, he leaned on three Indian academics who had predominantly worked in the United States to drive a liberal, globalized economic policy.

Niti proposes 15-point action plan to deal with air pollution

Jul 11 2018

Niti Aayog has proposed 15-point action plan for combating air pollution in ten most polluted cities in the country, including Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi.

Aims of 74th Constitution Amendment Act, remains unfulfilled: NITI Aayog official

Jul 11 2018

Twenty five years after the passing of the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992, aimed at strengthening democracy at grass root level through local bodies, only 11 states have managed to devolve municipal functions to Urban Local Bodies.

Delhi groundwater depletion a serious problem, says SC

Jul 11 2018

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre, the Delhi government and their civic bodies for not taking any step to tackle the "serious problem" of groundwater depletion in the national capital.

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