The firms in which govt is likely to pare its stake include NTPC, Steel Authority of India among others.
Niti Aayog has proposed a 60-year long term lease for Delhi’s first five-star hotel to give private players a free hand to redesign and manage the hotel and ITDC will advertise soon to appoint a consulting firm to manage the process.
The government is hoping that the first-of-its-kind initiative will give a big boost to ‘Make in India’ programme with more trained and employable workforce available to meet the industry demand.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the chairman of the Aayog, is likely to chair the meeting, which is expected to be attended by key Union ministers and senior bureaucrats, people aware of the matter said.
Apprehensive of China’s rise in AI, Modi is pushing all ministries to learn how to use high tech to address the problems that are holding India back.
NITI Aayog is working on a high-end project under which machine-learning tools can be developed to study satellite images, which can be used to frame economic indicators.
The platform that the Niti Aayog is planning to develop with private players, will be the single source of sectoral data for citizens, policymakers and researchers.
NITI Aayog in partnership with the government of Andhra Pradesh has created a dashboard for monitoring the real-time progress of the districts.
Under the first of its kind survey,the government wants to track employment generation in MSMEs that are currently out of the coverage of the social security net.
A report by a high-level task force argues the move could decongest city roads - but it adds that passenger safety concerns would need to be properly addressed.
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