Rajiv Kumar

There won't be a populist Budget: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

There won't be a populist Budget: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

Rajiv Kumar said it`s been six months into the GST era and revenues will rise in the coming months.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
New India to jobs, Niti Aayog has a cracker of year ahead

New India to jobs, Niti Aayog has a cracker of year ahead

The Niti Aayog is the government's premier think-tank, with the Prime Minister as its chairman.

Dec 27, 2017, 15:02 PM IST
Economy out of woods, growth to hit 6.5-7% for FY18: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman

Economy out of woods, growth to hit 6.5-7% for FY18: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman

For the moment, "we must celebrate uptick in the economy", Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.

Nov 30, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
Development should be inclusive: NITI Aayog vice chairman

Development should be inclusive: NITI Aayog vice chairman

The government has launched a number of innovative measures to provide a greater momentum to achieve "New India by 2022" when the country would be free from poverty, corruption and terrorism, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:36 PM IST

No easy capital for PSBs, stick to reforms: Banking secy

The banks will also be getting nearly Rs 18,000 crore under the Indradhanush plan.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
India will be free from poverty, corruption, terrorism by 2022: Niti Aayog

India will be free from poverty, corruption, terrorism by 2022: Niti Aayog

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) on Saturday anticipated a New India by 2022 that will be free from poverty, dirt, corruption, terrorism, casteism and communalism.

Nov 04, 2017, 18:40 PM IST
Niti Aayog envisages New India @2022 to be free from poverty, corruption

Niti Aayog envisages New India @2022 to be free from poverty, corruption

According to New India @2022 document presented by Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar at Conference of Governors last month, India will be in the top three economies of the world if it continues to grow at 8 per cent from now until 2047.

Nov 04, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
Economic downturn has ended, more growth in 2 quarters: Niti Aayog

Economic downturn has ended, more growth in 2 quarters: Niti Aayog

The Niti Aayog vice chairman also pointed out that in manufacturing and services PMI, the lowest point reached in July and therefrom it has started rising.

Sep 27, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Amid slowdown worries, Arun Jaitley reviews economy, discusses stimulus package

Amid slowdown worries, Arun Jaitley reviews economy, discusses stimulus package

A high-level meeting chaired by Finance Minister got underway on Tuesday evening to review the economic situation.

Sep 19, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

GDP growth to hit 7-7.5 percent in July-Sept: Rajiv Kumar

India's GDP growth rate slid to a 3-year low of 5.7 per cent in the first quarter (April-June), mainly on account of a slump in manufacturing.

Sep 01, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
GDP growth to improve to 7-7.5% in Q2: Niti Aayog's new Vice-Chairman

GDP growth to improve to 7-7.5% in Q2: Niti Aayog's new Vice-Chairman

Kumar further said the decline in growth in the first quarter can be attributed to destocking by manufacturers in anticipation of GST rollout from July 1.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Rajiv Kumar takes charge as Niti Aayog vice-chairman

Rajiv Kumar takes charge as Niti Aayog vice-chairman

Rajiv Kumar replaced Arvind Panagariya, an Indian-American economist who left the think tank yesterday to return to academia.

Sep 01, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
GST rollout lowers overall tax burden: Niti VC designate

GST rollout lowers overall tax burden: Niti VC designate

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman designate Rajiv Kumar on Tuesday said the implementation of GST has brought down overall tax burden on the economy.

Aug 08, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Economist Rajiv Kumar is new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog

Rajiv Kumar, who holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a PhD from Lucknow University, is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR).

 

Aug 06, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
Noida land allotment scam: Supreme Court upholds conviction of former UP chief secretary Neera Yadav, awards two-year jail term

Noida land allotment scam: Supreme Court upholds conviction of former UP chief secretary Neera Yadav, awards two-year jail term

Neera Yadav went on to become UP’s first woman chief secretary during the Samajwadi Party’s government in 2005.

Aug 02, 2017, 11:04 AM IST

Rajiv Kumar appointed new Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party government also effected three other changes in the bureaucracy.

Jun 29, 2017, 14:35 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri misses caddie, makes a disappointing start

Anirban Lahiri misses caddie, makes a disappointing start

Lahiri came back after a week's rest, having skipped the BMW Masters in Shanghai last week.

Nov 19, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Ten new additional secretaries appointed; Rajiv Kumar new Establishment Officer

Senior IAS officer Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the Establishment Officer and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Personnel as part of a senior level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Monday.

Mar 10, 2015, 01:08 AM IST

Cases of non-communicable diseases rising in Rajasthan

Despite preventive and medical care, the number of cases of non-communicable diseases like diabetes and cancer were rising in Rajasthan since 2008, a state government official said today.

Dec 11, 2014, 20:11 PM IST

New gas price review panel to meet Monday

A four-member committee of secretaries (CoS) set up by the government to review the gas-pricing formula will on Monday hold its first meeting with stakeholders, a petroleum ministry source said.

Aug 24, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

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