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Sonia Gandhi-headed NAC meets for last time

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 22:17

National Advisory Council, a "unique experiment" of involving civil society in government`s decision-making, held its last meeting on Tuesday where PM Manmohan Singh lauded its "legendary" role.

BJP questions NGOs role in NAC, Plan panel

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 20:42

BJP on Monday questioned the government and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi about the role played by some NGOs funded by foreign agencies in policy-making being part of the National Advisory Council (NAC) and the Planning Commission.

Ranga panel on NH premium divided on interest issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 21:03

A panel, headed by Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan, was tasked with formulating the guidelines for restructuring the premium of stressed highway projects.

India needs decisive govt for next decade: Rangarajan

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 01:14

Dr C Rangarajan, chairman of Prime Minister`s Economic Advisory Council on Saturday said that India needed a decisive government as the next decade will be crucial for the country.

India needs decisive govt for next decade: Rangarajan

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 23:13

Dr C Rangarajan, chairman of Prime Minister`s Economic Advisory Council, today said that India needed a decisive government as the next decade will be crucial for the country.

CNR Rao—scientist par excellence

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 22:04

Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, 79, who was Saturday conferred the country`s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, has been chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh since 2005.

Increase S&T investment, eliminate bureaucracy: Panel

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 23:00

Concerned over the country`s tardy progress in innovation and scientific research, the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister has "strongly recommended" increasing investment in S&T including higher education.

Excessive regulation can impede fin innovation: Rangarajan

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 14:36

Pitching for a non-restrictive regulation in the financial sector, Prime Minister's key economic advisor C Rangarajan Monday said too many norms can impede financial innovations.

Sonia attends debate on Land Bill but leaves before voting

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 00:45

Sonia Gandhi, who was taken ill on Monday, was back in the Lok Sabha on Thursday to attend the debate on Land Acquisition Bill.

Panel to study tribals` socio-economic status

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 16:20

The union government announced constitution of a high-level committee to study the present socio-economic, health and educational status of tribals.

Economy to grow up by 6% in 2013-14: Rangarajan

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 23:05

Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman C Rangarajan Monday said Indian economy will grow up by 6 percent this fiscal on account of a good monsoon.

Data handling a challenge for policy-makers: Rangarajan

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 17:36

Handling and analysis of huge volume of data have become a challenge for policy-makers both in public and private sectors, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan said today.