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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 56

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 32

21 February, 2018 6:37 AM Women entrepreneurs in India emerging fast: NITI Aayog

Women entrepreneurs in India are bringing about a lot of development in the public and private sectors, a top member of the government's think-tank NITI Aayog has said here. More than two dozen Indian women entrepreneurs are currently in the US on a business trip. The visit is a result of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) co-hosted by India and the US in Hyderabad 78

19 February, 2018 9:36 AM Policy To Scrap 15-Year-Old Vehicles Almost Finalised: Nitin Gadkari

The new policy for scrapping vehicles old than 15-years is aimed at curbing rising vehicular pollution in the country. India will soon come out with a policy to scrap vehicles that are more than 15 years old, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. The policy aims at curbing rising vehicular pollution in the country. "We have almost finalised the scrapping 189 2

17 February, 2018 5:35 PM Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 large states, Gujarat tops list

The western State records an alarming dip of 53 points; Haryana follows closely The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed on the need to check sex-selective abortion. According to the report, among 37

12 February, 2018 11:50 AM Arvind Panagariya voices concern over budget, branded 'foreigner'

Arvind Panagariya, the Indian-American economist who served as the vice-chairman of the NITI Aayog, wrote a column for the Economic Times dissecting the Union Budget 2018. But what surprised observers was that Panagariya, who was the blue-eyed boy of the establishment, castigated the government's budget and said it signaled a return of the pre-1991 protectionist 53

9 February, 2018 7:04 PM RINL coming out of red, says Chairman

After about two difficult years, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant is set to make some profit this financial year. According to the Chairman and Managing Director of RINL, P. Madhusudan, the steel major is likely to come out of the red by ringing in at least ₹100 crores as operational profit 35

2 February, 2018 2:57 PM Mega healthcare scheme may be launched on August 15 or October 2

The mega healthcare scheme announced in the Budget will entail an investment of Rs 10,000-Rs 12,000 crore and is likely to be launched on either August 15 or October 2, said official sources. The premium for every houshold for the insurance scheme is expected to be around Rs 1,000-1,200 annually. The expenditure on the National Health Protection Scheme 48

2 February, 2018 2:26 PM Decoding Budget 2018: Budget makers face India Inc

In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, Jayant Sinha, Minister of State (MoS), Civil Aviation, Piyush Goyal, Railways Minister gave their take on Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget and their outlook on the road ahead. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Amitabh Kant, CEO of Niti Aayog, Jayant Sinha, Minister of State (MoS) for Civil Aviation 39

29 January, 2018 1:29 PM 'Fiscal Deficit May Be Slightly Higher Than Target For FY18'

"There could be a (fiscal deficit) slippage (in 2017-18) but not much, I can't see it slipping very much," said NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar. New Delhi: The fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 may see only a slight slippage as the government has done well on disinvestment and non-tax revenue collections, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said today 45