Central government constitutes 10-member group headed by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh kant to fight corona
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II- GOVERNANCE
On April 5, 2020,In order to deal with this coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the central government has constituted a 10-member group under the chairmanship of NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog CEO (Chief Executive Officer) Amitabh Kant.
i.The work of this group will primarily identify issues t
NITI Aayog meeting
States should work towards reducing compliance burden for citizens to ensure ease of living and to promote ease of doing business, stressing the importance of a better coordination between the Centre and the States for the development of the country.
“There are thousands of compliance requirements within the government that we can remove for the common man... There is no need to ask people again and again when there is technology. States should come forward.
Sixth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister with following agenda:
Making India a Manufacturing Powerhouse
Improving Physical Infrastructure
Accelerating Human Resources Development
Improving Service Delivery at Grassroots Level
Health and Nutrition
Governing Council is the premier body tasked with evolving a shared vision of national development priorities, sectors and strategies
NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute(RMI) India jointly releases a new report titled ‘Mobilising Electric Vehicle Financing in India’.
The report highlights the role of finance in India’s transition to electric vehicles(EVs).
Further, the report also identifies solutions for capital and financing to aid in India’s EV transition.
What does the report say about Electric Vehicle Financing?
India’s Electric Vehicle ecosystem has so far focu
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) - PRIME Scheme launched
About Atal Innovation Mission
The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative set up by the NITI Aayog to promote innovation and entrepreneurship across the length and breadth of the country.
AlM's objectives are to create and promote an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship across the country at school, university, research institutions, MSME and industry levels.
The Atal Innovation Mission has
As part of Indo-Danish bilateral Green strategic partnership, India is all set to take a giant leap towards building a world class innovation ecosystem as Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of India’s premier policy think tank NITI Aayog and Embassy of Denmark to India today officially announced their collaboration.
Under this ambitious partnership, Innovation Center Denmark in India will collaborate with AIM to support various current and future initiatives of AIM, NITI Aayog and its bene
NITI Aayog SDG India Index 2020
The NITI Aayog launched its index in 2018 to monitor the country’s progress on the goals through data-driven assessment and to foster a competitive spirit among the States and Union Territories in achieving them.
It provides holistic view on social, economic and environmental status of India and its State's progress regarding SDGs.
Developed by NITI in Collaboration with MoHFW, Global Green Growth India, UN&nb
AIM-iLEAP initiative of NITI Aayog
In a move to give a major push to tech startups across the country, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog concluded its first fintech cohort of AIM-iLEAP- an initiative to back tech start-ups with much-needed access to industry, markets and investors.
The fintech cohort was done through a series of thematic virtual demo days organised AIM in partnership with Startup Réseau and Visa as part of AIM-iLEAP (Innovative leadership for entrepreneurial agi
What is ATL Space Challenge 2021?
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) successfully launched the ATL Space Challenge 2021 for all school students across the country.
The challenge has been designed for all the school students, mentors and teachers across the country who not only are associated with schools having ATL labs but for all the non ATL schools as well.