Apr 30, 2021 08:46 AM IST
Individuals aged 18 and above will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination from May 1.
- Apr 25, 2021 07:19 PM IST
NITI Aayog has projected that Uttar Pradesh will add the maximum number of coronavirus infections by April 30 at 1,19,604 cases. Maharashtra will follow next with 99,665 cases and Delhi with 67,134.
- Apr 21, 2021 08:50 PM IST
NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul appealed to the states, hospitals and nursing homes to ensure rational use of oxygen as it was a "life-saving" drug for coronavirus infected patients.
- Apr 06, 2021 07:03 PM IST
At a press conference, NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr VK Paul said the pandemic situation in the country worsened with a sharp rise in cases and a large part of the population is still susceptible to the virus.
- Apr 05, 2021 10:32 PM IST
Kant said AI has been catalysing leadership in the last few years and it is a game changer.
- Mar 24, 2021 08:06 PM IST
Addressing a virtual event organised by the UK India Business Council, Amitabh Kant further said India did suffer a massive impact due to COVID-19 across the economy and society.
- Mar 19, 2021 06:43 PM IST
The government aims to keep 'bare minimum' CPSEs in the four strategic sectors and privatise the rest or close down the unviable ones.
- Mar 13, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Economic Growth is expected to rebound about 5.5 per cent after (-)3.5 per cent in 2020 which has been the worst since post-World War, Kant said, adding that pushing India towards a high growth trajectory was a key challenge.
- Mar 09, 2021 06:59 PM IST
"The need of the hour is to mobilise capital and finance towards EV assets and infrastructure," said Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog
- Mar 04, 2021 08:31 PM IST
India has lined up massive investment plants in renewables, creating a gas-based economy and also expanding its refinery sector to meet the growing demand.
- Mar 02, 2021 09:46 PM IST
NITI Aayog member (Health) V K Paul urged people to come forward and get vaccinated to break the chain of transmission, while stressing that public compliance for COVID-19 appropriate behaviour cannot be diluted.
- Feb 23, 2021 07:56 PM IST
Speaking at a virtual interactive session at BioAsia 2021, Amitabh Kant said some studies have indicated that the earlier scheme of 200 percent tax incentive on Research and Development activities has been "misused".
- Feb 20, 2021 09:41 PM IST
A press release issued by the Punjab government, however, claimed that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to find 'urgent solution' to the apprehensions raised by the protesting farmers.
- Feb 20, 2021 08:46 PM IST
The Union government should frame certain criteria about investment and consideration should be given not only to the amount of money that is going to be invested but also to how much employment it would generate, he added.
- Feb 20, 2021 08:24 AM IST
State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal will attend the meeting in his place, they said.
- Feb 20, 2021 07:44 AM IST
The council will deliberate on issues related to agriculture, infrastructure, manufacturing, human resource development, service delivery at grassroots level and health and nutrition, the statement said.
- Feb 19, 2021 12:13 PM IST
"Mamata Banerjee may not attend the Niti Aayog's February 20 meeting," a senior TMC leader said on condition of anonymity. Banerjee had earlier skipped the Niti Aayog's meetings and termed it as a "fruitless" exercise, alleging that the body has "no financial power" and cannot support the state plans.
- Feb 17, 2021 12:47 PM IST
"The sub-group comprises the members from various Ministries of Government of India, subject experts, NGOs and civil society organisations, to prepare a tangible action plan to address issues related to migrant workers," Labour and Employment minister Santosh Gangwar said in a written response
- Feb 04, 2021 04:15 PM IST
Days after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the Union Budget for 2021-22 laying out various measures (including disinvestment proposals) to bolster the pandemic-hit economy, Kumar also emphasised that the Modi government has shown consistent commitment for the welfare of farmers and for the improvement of the agriculture sector.
- Feb 02, 2021 06:28 PM IST
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar also stressed that reform measures announced in the Budget will help us achieve the target of $5 trillion economy.
- Feb 01, 2021 05:38 PM IST
In the budget of 2018-19, the government had announced its intent to establish a system of regulated gold exchanges in the country. For this purpose, SEBI will be notified as to the regulator. For warehousing purposes, the government has appointed Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority as a regulator.
- Jan 28, 2021 05:23 PM IST
Virgin Hyperloop released a concept video that takes the viewer step-by-step through a hyperloop journey, from arriving at the portal to boarding the pod.
- Jan 16, 2021 10:16 AM IST
A self-regulatory mechanism will ensure that the online fantasy sports industry continues to benefit and protect the interests of the consumers while supporting innovative operators who conduct themselves responsibly
- Jan 13, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech can start selling their coornavirus vaccines in the open market only after they are granted full market authorisation by government agencies.