Coronavirus: Niti CEO to find ways to reduce drug import dependence on China
The list has been compiled by the drug regulatory authority and contains antibiotics like azithromycin, amoxicillin, ofloxacin, metronidazole, vitamins such as B12, B1, B6 and E, female hormone progesterone and anticardiac arrest drug atorvastatin, among others.
Govt willing to do more beyond Budget to boost growth: Nirmala Sitharaman
Sitharaman said that if required, the government would take more st...
NITI readies social protection framework
In order to bridge the inequality gap and uplifting more people out of poverty, technical committee ...
Government determined to take country on high growth path: Amitabh Kant
"It is a pragmatic Budget. It is pushes for public private partnership (PPP) in many areas. Budget lays lot of emphasis on AI, quantum computing, roadmap for infrastructure sector. The Budget will put India on right track. "...The government is determined to take India to accelerated high growth," he said at an event organised by industry body Ficci.
Efficiency parameters soon to aid EV battery swapping
Companies will be awarded the contract based on their net worth, production capacity, scale-up plan and extent of localisation. One gigawatt hour of battery capacity can power a million homes for an hour and around 30,000 electric cars.
EVs will be cheaper than combustion vehicles in 3 years: Amitabh Kant
Electric vehicles will become cheaper than combustion vehicles in three years as the price of battery packs of EVs is expected to fall by almost 51 per cent per unit, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Thursday.
Arvind Krishna has been the go-to tech advisor for IBM India and the Indian government
Over the last few years, Krishna has had regular interactions with Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister, Prof K Vijay-Raghavan and Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. In fact, Niti Aayog’s pilot on using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for precision agriculture was Krishna's brainchild.
India's story has just begun: Amitabh Kant
NITI Aayog CEO said that India's process of urbanisation & using technology to leapfrog has just begun.
Govt measures to help India secure sustainable energy future: Niti Aayog vice chairman
Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said India has taken significant steps in improving energy efficiency and cleaner transport with electric vehicles (EVs).
PM Modi says fundamentals of Indian economy strong, has capacity to bounce back
Modi, who seems to have taken charge of the efforts to revive the economy, has over the past few days held as many as 12 brainstorming meetings with different stakeholders over various issues affecting the economy and to thrash out appropriate policy interventions in the upcoming Budget.
PM Modi meets economists, industry experts ahead of Budget 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting economists and experts at the Niti Aayog to discuss the state of economy and steps to be taken to revive growth which is estimated to drop to 5 per cent during the current fiscal.
Panel gives green signal to 150 private trains on 100 routes
A panel, set up by minister Piyush Goyal, has given the green signal to 150 private trains on 100 routes.
Niti moots Rs 22,500-crore plan for private trains on 100 routes
Niti & Railways have come out with a discussion paper for running 150 trains on 100 routes by private players.
Kerala, Himachal top sustainable development goals index
India's composite score improved from 57 in 2018 to 60 in 2019-20 with major success in water and sanitation, power and industry. However, nutrition and gender equality continue to be problem areas for India, requiring more focussed approach from the government.
Indian Railways: 150 private passenger trains to run on 100 routes
Path has been cleared to engage private operators to end Railways' long monopoly in running passenger trains.
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