Power sector needs good dose of private investments: Amitabh Kant
Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India has grown by 66% at a time when investment across the globe has fallen by 30%, but FDI in the power sector can come in only if the regulatory regime is predictable and consistent, Kant said at the FSR Global Hub launch event conducted by the Florence School of Regulation and European University Institute.
India's improved ease of doing biz ranking a huge achievement: Amitabh Kant
India jumped 14 places to rank 63rd on the World Bank's ease of d...
We must reach top 50 in ease of biz ranking next year, and top 25 in next 3 yrs: Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog
We will have to carry out some more...
Niti Aayog kick-starts work on 2035 Vision Document
The PMO has directed NITI Aayog to engage best subject experts to draft Vision Document 2035 for an innovative policy formulation for India starting 2020. Exports, rural income, unemployment are the major facets that the experts will have to address.
Government is gearing up for more structural reforms: Niti CEO Amitabh Kant
Government is gearing up for more structural reforms that will help the economy to rebound, NITI Aayog CEO said.
India should embrace 5G technology soon: NITI Aayog CEO
NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant, extolled the virtues of 5G, pointing out the importance of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the larger scheme of technology. 5G technology has been under scrutiny - mainly due to major 5G equipment being manufactured by the Chinese - delaying adoption.
India should not miss the bus for local manufacturing of EVs: Nitin Gadkari
In June, a committee headed by NITI Aayog chief Amitabh Kant laid out a roadmap for the smooth roll-out of electric vehicles in a phased manner, as well as the setting up of battery manufacturing factories to bring down the costs of EVs.
Niti Innovation Index: Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra ranked top three states in innovation
The index, released by Aayog's vice chairman Rajiv Kumar and CEO Amitabh Kant, has been developed into the lines of Global Innovation Index.
Bajaj brings back iconic 'Chetak' in new avatar
Chetak's launch marks Bajaj Auto's foray into the electric two-wheeler segment. Its managing director Rajiv Bajaj said that the company will focus on developing electric vehicles as far as meaningful niches are concerned and not for volume growth.
Structural reforms in agri,exports must to revive growth: Amitabh Kant
Admitting that the structural reforms like GST, and IBC etc had some impact in growth, he said in the long-run these reforms will take the country to higher growth path.
Lateral entrants join civil services after 2-week training
The Cabinet Secretariat had tasked the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) with preparing the induction programme held from September 23 to October 4.
India's fundamentals are totally intact: Amitabh Kant, Niti Aayog
India has made itself a very complex place to do business over the years, says Amitabh Kant.
Centre to form empowered group to privatise 150 trains, 50 railway stations
The cost of holistic development of railway stations in metro cities in India is pegged at about Rs 10,000 crore.
Challenge before India is to grow at 8-9 per cent and sustain it: Amitabh Kant
His remarks come at a time when the government has taken several measures to boost the economy that has hit over six-year low of 5 per cent.
300 mn Indians lifted above poverty line in last 14 years: NITI Aayog
Amitabh Kant claimed that every Indian today has a biometric ID card, mobile phone and bank account.
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