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Centre will respond with fiscal steps if required in view of second wave of COVID-19, says Niti Aayog V-C Rajiv Kumar
Business

Centre will respond with fiscal steps if required in view of second wave of COVID-19, says Niti Aayog V-C Rajiv Kumar

While acknowledging that the present situation has become far more difficult than it was in the past due to rising cases, Kumar remained hopeful that India's economy will grow 11 percent in the current fiscal

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar
India

High malnutrition persists in India despite surplus food, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Launching the Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition, Kumar said that real change can be brought about only through changing behaviours on the ground

'Pandemic is not yet over': Centre urges caution as COVID cases surge, says it's 'very worried' about Maharashtra
India

'Pandemic is not yet over': Centre urges caution as COVID cases surge, says it's 'very worried' about Maharashtra

NITI Aayog member VK Paul also sounded a word of caution for Delhi and its neighbourhood, which is seeing a rise in positivity rate

Production-linked incentive scheme to boost India's manufacturing output by $520 billion in 5 years, says Narendra Modi
India

Production-linked incentive scheme to boost India's manufacturing output by $520 billion in 5 years, says Narendra Modi

Addressing a webinar on PLI scheme, Modi added that Rs 2 lakh crore was earmarked for it in this year's Budget

WHO top scientist lauds India's capacity to innovate, produce vaccines at Global Bio-India 2021
World

WHO top scientist lauds India's capacity to innovate, produce vaccines at Global Bio-India 2021

The three-day Global Bio-India 2021 was inaugurated Monday by Harsh Vardhan, the minister of Science & Technology, and Health & Family Welfare.

Tamil Nadu govt urges Centre to declare Godavari-Cauvery river link plan as national project
India

Tamil Nadu govt urges Centre to declare Godavari-Cauvery river link plan as national project

Speaking at a NITI Aayog meeting, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami said that the project would benefit lakhs of people in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu upon completion

Narendra Modi addresses sixth Niti Aayog meet, says reforms needed in farm sector to provide funds, technology
India

Narendra Modi addresses sixth Niti Aayog meet, says reforms needed in farm sector to provide funds, technology

The prime minister also said that the private sector should be given full opportunity to become a part of the government's Aatmanirbhar Bharat programme

Narendra Modi chairs sixth NITI Aayog meet, stresses on partnership between Centre and states to boost economy
India

Narendra Modi chairs sixth NITI Aayog meet, stresses on partnership between Centre and states to boost economy

The prime minister underlined the need for reducing compliance burden on people and asked the states to form committees to reduce regulations which are no longer relevant

No COVID-19 deaths in 15 states and UTs over past 24 hrs, South African variant not found in India till now, says Centre
Health

No COVID-19 deaths in 15 states and UTs over past 24 hrs, South African variant not found in India till now, says Centre

Meanwhile, the number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 65.28 lakh on day 25 of the nationwide inoculation drive, the Union Health Ministry said

Second dose of COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to healthcare workers from 13 Feb, says health ministry
India

Second dose of COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to healthcare workers from 13 Feb, says health ministry

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that 45,93,427 beneficiaries have been vaccinated against COVID-19 till 1.30 pm on Thursday

Over 28L inoculated thus far; Delhi, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand need to improve coverage, says Centre
India

Over 28L inoculated thus far; Delhi, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand need to improve coverage, says Centre

The Union Health Ministry on Thursday claimed that India has nearly flattened its coronavirus infection curve with pro-active testing and vaccination drives along with a consistent rise in the cumulative recoveries across the nation.

Mamata Banerjee demands four capitals for India, says Parliament sessions should alternate between locations
Politics

Mamata Banerjee demands four capitals for India, says Parliament sessions should alternate between locations

Criticising the Centre for abolishing the Planning Commission, the West Bengal chief minister also said that the Niti Aayog and the planning panel can co-exist

Centre says COVID-19 cases and deaths declining in India, but cautions public against laxity
India

Centre says COVID-19 cases and deaths declining in India, but cautions public against laxity

NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul noted that an overwhelming proportion of the country's population is still "very very susceptible" to the novel coronavirus and that the situation may unexpectedly escalate

'Too much of democracy' in India makes it hard to carry out reforms, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
India

'Too much of democracy' in India makes it hard to carry out reforms, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Addressing a virtual event, Kant also said the next wave of reforms in India must come from states

Pfizer says 'committed' to engaging with Centre to make COVID-19 vaccine available in India
India

Pfizer says 'committed' to engaging with Centre to make COVID-19 vaccine available in India

The UK on Wednesday approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, with UK regulator MHRA granting a temporary authorisation for its emergency use

Protesting farmers have not 'properly understood' new agri laws, says NITI Aayog member
India

Protesting farmers have not 'properly understood' new agri laws, says NITI Aayog member

NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand said that there are very high chances of a big increase in income of the farmers if the new laws are allowed to be implemented

Centre considers emergency use guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine; next wave 'like tsunami', warns Uddhav
India

Centre considers emergency use guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine; next wave 'like tsunami', warns Uddhav

Overall, a snapshot of the countrywide COVID-19 situation showed that the total caseload rose to 90.95 lakh with 45,209 new cases on Sunday

Niti Aayog proposes multidisciplinary body to oversee AI, its technical, legal and policy aspects
India

Niti Aayog proposes multidisciplinary body to oversee AI, its technical, legal and policy aspects

The body's mechanism serves in an advisory capacity and needs to interface with existing regulators across sectors, the draft said.

NITI Aayog recruitment 2020: Apply for 13 research officer posts by 24 Dec, check details at niti.gov.in
India

NITI Aayog recruitment 2020: Apply for 13 research officer posts by 24 Dec, check details at niti.gov.in

Candidates applying for the posts for research officers should be between 26 and 35 years of age. The age limit for those applying for senior research officer posts in 40 years as on 24 December 2020

Second COVID-19 wave can't be ruled out, states NITI Aayog's VK Paul; Centre says community transmission limited
India

Second COVID-19 wave can't be ruled out, states NITI Aayog's VK Paul; Centre says community transmission limited

Vardhan added, "In different pockets across various states, including West Bengal, community transmission of COVID-19 is expected to occur, especially in densely-populated areas."