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Almost impossible: Former NITI Aayog chairman A Panagariya questions Congress' NYAY scheme

Former vice chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya on Tuesday raised questioned the feasibility of Congress' proposed Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY).

Apr 02, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

As 'foreign' economic advisers leave, a protectionist India returns

At least a dozen government officials, policy advisers and members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Reuters that policy making has mostly been handed over to Modi`s own office and to a coterie of right-wing and nationalist economists.

Jul 12, 2018, 17:43 PM IST

Except SBI, rest state-run banks should be privatised, says Arvind Panagariya

The former NITI Aayog vice-chairman also said that political parties should mention privatisation of PSBs in their 2019 general election manifesto.

Mar 25, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

India more attractive to do biz than World Bank ranking suggests: Panagariya

Panagariya said he has known for some time that the processes were undergoing improvement continuously after the present government came to office.

Nov 08, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

'India more attractive to do biz than WB ranking suggests'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now set the target of India's ranking in ease of doing business in the top 50. This he said is achievable, but one should not underestimate the difficulties.

Nov 07, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

No danger from protectionism, automation: Arvind Panagariya

They still need to acquire much greater voice in these international institutions, he said, adding that these institutions themselves require necessary reform.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:52 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

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

Huge gap between action, perception on ease of doing business: NITI Aayog

According to the report, even among the experts, only 41 per cent reported having knowledge of the existence of the facility.

Aug 28, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

'India should focus more on reducing poverty than inequality'

Poverty reduction should take precedence over reducing inequality in India, outgoing Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Monday, while underlining that the country needs to focus much more on providing equality of opportunities, health and education.

Aug 28, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

PM Modi commends Panagariya's work at Niti Aayog

Speaking at Niti Aayog`s "Champions of Change" programme, Modi said the nation will remember Panagariya`s service at the helm of the organisation which replaced the erstwhile Planning Commission.

Aug 22, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

NPA resolution to spur credit expansion, growth: Arvind Panagariya

Resolution of bad loans in the banking system is on 'right track' and will 'open the door' to rapid credit expansion and growth, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya has said.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Panagariya calls for tackling general legacy issues

Outgoing Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya made a strong case for reforms in bureaucracy, police and judiciary, saying these general legacy issues will have to be addressed for sustained growth in the long term.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:28 PM IST

Could be wise to write off some Air India debt: Panagariya

Outgoing Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya has said that writing off some debt of Air India, so as to make it attractive to prospective investors, could be a "wise" move.

Aug 09, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

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

Panagariya says didn't know tenure of his term, dismisses dual power centres as reason for his exit

Panagariya is scheduled to leave Niti Aayog on August 31 and will be succeeded by well-known economist Rajiv Kumar.

Aug 08, 2017, 17:33 PM IST

Working as Vice-Chairman of Niti Aayog was dream come true: Arvind Panagariya

Panagariya, the first Vice Chairman of the Niti Aayog, had written to the Prime Minister that he be relived of his duties by August 31 as his leave from Columbia University is coming to end.

Aug 03, 2017, 17:04 PM IST

Top 10 quotes of Arvind Panagariya as Vice-Chairman of Niti Aayog

Panagariya, who has been on leave from Columbia University to work at the Niti Aayog, said in his letter that his leave was due to expire on August 31 and it was not possible to extend it, a senior official said.

Aug 01, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Arvind Panagariya: All you want to know about him

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigned on Tuesday stating that he will return to academia. August 31 will be his last day in office.

Aug 01, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns; says will return to academia

Panagariya, who has been on leave from Columbia University to work at the Niti Aayog, said in his letter that his leave was due to expire on August 31 and it was not possible to extend it.

Aug 01, 2017, 15:26 PM IST