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19 June, 2018 4:53 PM Centre saved Rs 90,000 crore through digital transfer: Amitabh Kant

The Centre has saved Rs 90,000 crore by digitally transferring money to beneficiaries of 440 government schemes, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said today. Kant further said India will be the first country in the world which will make debit/credit cards redundant. "(The) government is ahead of private sector in financial inclusion. We have digitised our economy 36

18 June, 2018 3:46 AM My govt working for development of all: UP CM Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath gave out statistics to show how his government was working to improve infrastructure, including roads and airports. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today gave a virtual report card of his 15-month-old government at a Niti Aayog meet, saying his administration was working for development for all. He also said new technologies 82

17 June, 2018 12:11 AM NITI Aayog Council To Discuss Implementation Of Key Policies: PM Modi

Issues, including measures taken to double farmers' income and progress of flagship schemes, will come up for discussion at the NITI Aayog meet, an official statement issued had said on Friday. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog will discuss the implementation of key policies relating 50

14 June, 2018 5:12 PM India Consensus submits report on cost-benefit analysis to NITI Aayog

The focus of the presentation was on how this approach and method could be replicated across other states. India Consensus, a partnership between Tata Trusts and Copenhagen Consensus, which undertook more than 160 cost-benefit analyses across all main policy areas in Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan presented its findings to NITI Aayog today. The presentation 52

26 April, 2018 5:24 PM NITI Aayog, ITC to collaborate for ‘Aspirational Districts’ Program

NITI Aayog and ITC Limited plan to collaborate to strengthen farming systems in the districts identified under the Prime Minister’s Aspirational Districts programme announced in January 2018. The main objective of the four-year partnership is to boost farm income through cost-reduction and productivity increase of major crops, according to an official 50

17 April, 2018 6:56 PM Law Commission favours simultaneous elections

Draft white paper suggests constitutional amendments to meet objective A draft white paper released by the Law Commission of India on Tuesday recommends holding of simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the Assemblies, possibly in 2019. In a public notice annexed to the draft, the commission, which is the government’s highest law advisory body, said the white 53

4 April, 2018 4:45 PM Govt saves Rs 83,000 cr due to DBT scheme: NITI CEO

Making a strong pitch for digitization, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today said the government has been able to save Rs 83,000 crore through direct benefit transfer scheme. He said that advantages of digitization are so enormous in making India a progressive, effective society. India need to move forward aggressively and radically on this front but under 70

31 March, 2018 12:15 PM Indian Government To Increase Financial Support For EVs to ₹ 8,730 Crore Under FAME II

The government of India has decided to increase the amount for supporting electric vehicles in India to Rs. 8,730 crore or $ 1.3 Billion. In a welcome move, the Indian government has announced that it will be increasing the budget for supporting electric vehicles in India to $ 1.3 billion or ₹ 8,730 crore under the second phase of FAME scheme. The second 46

8 March, 2018 3:15 AM Focus on development of 115 backward districts: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a meeting of the Council of Ministers that focus would be laid on development of 115 backward districts that he termed as “aspirational districts". Sources in the government said that at the meeting, ministers were informed about the plans to focus of development of these districts, which include 35 in the left-wing 63

22 February, 2018 4:45 AM NITI Aayog preparing new list of sick PSUs for disinvestment: Amitabh Kant

New Delhi: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has said that the Aayog has already recommended 40 sick PSUs for strategic disinvestment and is making an additional list of sick PSUs that can be privatized. Kant said, "NITI Aayog has already recommended 40 sick PSUs for strategic disinvestment. Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) is working 35