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Saumitra Chaudhuri former Planning Commission member no more

Saumitra Chaudhuri former Planning Commission member no more

Eminent economist and a former member of the erstwhile Planning Commission, Saumitra Chaudhuri, who has served on the board of high level advisory panels of the government passed away early Sunday morning.

Monsoon to push GDP growth to over 8% this fiscal: Panagariya

Monsoon to push GDP growth to over 8% this fiscal: Panagariya

A good monsoon can help add "a percentage point" to India's GDP growth in the current fiscal, from 7.6 percent in 2015-16, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said Wednesday expressing confidence in crossing the 8 percent mark.

Modi govt set to replace Nehru's five-year plans with 15-year vision documents

Modi govt set to replace Nehru's five-year plans with 15-year vision documents

Cleared by PM Modi, it will be implemented after the last of the five-year plans, the 12th (2012-17) ends next year.

Amitabh Kant to be Niti Aayog''s first full-time CEO

Amitabh Kant, currently secretary in department of industrial policy and promotion, was on Wednesday named the first full-time chief executive of the Niti Aayog, and will have a tenure of two years.

NITI Aayog CEO to be Telecom Commission member

The government here on Wednesday decided that the NITI Aayog chief executive officer would be a part-time member of the Telecom Commission.

Indian economy has potential to grow at 8%: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Indian economy has potential to grow at 8%: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Indian economy, which expanded at 7.7 percent between 2003 and 2014 has the potential to clock 8 percent growth in the near future, Planning Commission's former deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Thursday.

NITI Aayog turns one; Focus on 'think-tank' role in New Year

NITI Aayog turns one; Focus on 'think-tank' role in New Year

Having completed its first year with focus on being an enabler for creating 'Team India' of states, NITI Aayog will now look at strengthening its role as a 'think tank' of the government in the New Year.

Abolishing Planning Commission has been harmful for India: Manmohan Singh

Abolishing Planning Commission has been harmful for India: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that the country's economic policy has "no sense of direction" after the Modi government decided to scrap the Planning Commission.

 

Manmohan, Montek were reluctant reformers: Arun Maria

Manmohan, Montek were reluctant reformers: Arun Maria

Former Planning Commission member Arun Maira has revealed that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had inducted him as a change management expert but never backed any changes.

NITI Aayog to bring out integrated energy policy: Panagariya

NITI Aayog will bring out a new integrated energy policy -- as was introduced by its predecessor the erstwhile Planning Commission -- which called for decontrolling of energy prices.

NITI Aayog offers 30% hike over PlanComm pay to attract talent

NITI Aayog has replaced the decades-old Planning Commission and is being seen as one of the most ambitious projects of the Modi government to overhaul governance and policymaking practices in the country.

Manmohan faults Modi govt for abolishing plan panel

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday faulted the Narendra Modi dispensation for "abolishing hastily" the Planning Commission that helped weaker states and poorer regions.

Govt launches NITI Aayog website with blogs section

The Aayog has been mandated to serve as a policy think-tank for the central as well as state governments and has Prime Minister as its Chairperson.

NITI Aayog website likely to be up on Monday

The government is likely to launch the website of NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India) on Monday.

NITI Aayog begins mid-term appraisal of 12th Five Year Plan

The NITI Aayog has initiated the mid-term appraisal process of the 12th Five Year Plan, an exercise which has long been followed prior to establishment of the new body that replaced the Planning Commission.

Ficci ropes in Arvind Virmani as Economic Mentor

Noted economist, Arvind Virmani, who served as the country's Chief Economic Advisor and Principal Advisor in the Planning Commission, will now mentor Ficci's public policy & economic work.

Modi to hold first meeting of Niti Aayog on February 6

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will spell out the functional roadmap of the newly created Niti Aayog at its first meeting being scheduled on February 6.

Arvind Panagariya takes charge as Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog

The first Vice-Chairman of the newly-created NITI Aayog, noted economist Arvind Panagariya, took charge Tuesday.

Sindhushree Khullar to be NITI Aayog CEO

Erstwhile Planning Commission Secretary Sindhushree Khullar is believed to have been appointed as CEO of the newly formed NITI Aayog.

Sindhushree Khullar likely to be new CEO of NITI Aayog

Secretary of the erstwhile Planning Commission, Sindhushree Khullar is most likely to become the new CEO of NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India).