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Kerala retains top spot on NITI Aayog’s SDG Index; Himachal Pradesh, Andhra, Tamil Nadu follow, Bihar lags behind
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Kerala retains top spot on NITI Aayog’s SDG Index; Himachal Pradesh, Andhra, Tamil Nadu follow, Bihar lags behind

Kerala retained the top rank while Bihar was adjudged as the worst performer in the NITI Aayog's SDG India Index 2019, which evaluates the progress of states and Union Territories on social, economic, and environmental parameters, as per a report released on Monday.

Why Union Budget 2020 is an opportunity for govt to demonstrate its intent to rebuild economic policy credibility
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Why Union Budget 2020 is an opportunity for govt to demonstrate its intent to rebuild economic policy credibility

Union Budget documents show that from FY17 to FY20, capital expenditure allocation went up by 18 percent over four years; revenue expenditure went up by 45 percent in that same period: nearly 2.5 times more

NBFCs, HFCs to soon get Rs 20,000 cr funds under credit guarantee scheme announced in Budget, says finance secretary Rajiv Kumar
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NBFCs, HFCs to soon get Rs 20,000 cr funds under credit guarantee scheme announced in Budget, says finance secretary Rajiv Kumar

in August, the government had issued guidelines to operationalise Rs 1-lakh crore partial guarantee scheme to address temporary asset-liability mismatches of otherwise solvent NBFCs/HFCs.

RBI's rate cut reflects India's ambition to boost economic growth: NITI Aayog Vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar
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RBI's rate cut reflects India's ambition to boost economic growth: NITI Aayog Vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog Vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Friday said the RBI's fifth consecutive rate cut reflects India's overall ambition to accelerate economic growth to touch 8 percent sooner rather than later

To boost economic growth from 6-year low, govt asks PSUs to clear vendor, contractor dues by 15 October
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To boost economic growth from 6-year low, govt asks PSUs to clear vendor, contractor dues by 15 October

PSUs have been asked to detail lifespan of arbitrations that lock payments after disputes with vendors and contractors

'Strong, decisive' leadership seen as desirable, but Sitharaman's reversals to boost economy display its limitations
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'Strong, decisive' leadership seen as desirable, but Sitharaman's reversals to boost economy display its limitations

A few things happened this week that may have surprised those who were under the impression that India was doing very well economically.

No 'out of ordinary steps' in Nirmala Sitharaman's presser, but willingness to offer solution is positive sign for investors
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No 'out of ordinary steps' in Nirmala Sitharaman's presser, but willingness to offer solution is positive sign for investors

The biggest takeaway from Nirmala Sitharaman's presser is that the government seems to have finally woken up to the economic slowdown and is showing a willingness to offer solutions

Tracking India’s economic slowdown: Between NITI Aayog chief’s warning and CEA’s tough talk lies real cure for economy; inaction will be disastrous
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Tracking India’s economic slowdown: Between NITI Aayog chief’s warning and CEA’s tough talk lies real cure for economy; inaction will be disastrous

By now, the fear that India’s economy is slowing and slowing at a real dangerous pace has been confirmed by hard data

States, UTs have used only 16% of allocated resources for Poshan Abhiyaan till February, reveal minutes of national council meeting
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States, UTs have used only 16% of allocated resources for Poshan Abhiyaan till February, reveal minutes of national council meeting

It aims to bring down stunting of children in the age group of 0 to 6 years from 38.4 percent to 25 percent by 2022

Rajiv Kumar appointed as new finance secratary: Officer from Jharkhand cadre credited with undertaking reforms in banking sector
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Rajiv Kumar appointed as new finance secratary: Officer from Jharkhand cadre credited with undertaking reforms in banking sector

Rajiv Kumar, currently serving as Financial Services Secretary, was on Tuesday designated as the new Finance Secretary.

NITI Aayog Vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar says $5 trillion economy eminently doable; private sector must take lead
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NITI Aayog Vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar says $5 trillion economy eminently doable; private sector must take lead

NITI Aayog Vice-chairman on Tuesday said the target of achieving an economy of USD five trillion within 2024-25 was 'eminently' doable and the private sector would have to take the lead

At NITI Aayog meeting, Narendra Modi says making India $5 trillion economy challenging but 'surely achievable'
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At NITI Aayog meeting, Narendra Modi says making India $5 trillion economy challenging but 'surely achievable'

Addressing the fifth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog, Narendra Modi also announced setting up a panel of CMs and ministers on agriculture.

NITI Aayog rejig: All you need to know about Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, full-time members of govt think-tank
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NITI Aayog rejig: All you need to know about Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, full-time members of govt think-tank

Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the reconstitution of government think-tank Niti Aayog, dropping Bibek Debroy while retaining other full-time members and including Home Minister Amit Shah as an ex-officio member.

Narendra Modi reconstitutes NITI Aayog: Rajiv Kumar remains vice chairman; Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh among ex-officio members
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Narendra Modi reconstitutes NITI Aayog: Rajiv Kumar remains vice chairman; Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh among ex-officio members

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday approved reconstitution of policy think tank NITI Aayog, renaming Rajiv Kumar as its vice chairman and appointing Home Minister Amit Shah as ex-officio member

India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Narendra Modi's second term; govt may privatise or shut 42 PSUs: NITI Aayog VC
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India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Narendra Modi's second term; govt may privatise or shut 42 PSUs: NITI Aayog VC

The reforms will include changes in labour laws, privatisation moves, and creation of land banks for new industrial development, said Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog for revamp, modernisation of statistical system; says there is need for real-time data to be captured
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NITI Aayog for revamp, modernisation of statistical system; says there is need for real-time data to be captured

NITI Aayog is in touch with the World Bank for modernising the country's statistical system

NITI Aayog's economic agenda for new govt to focus on boosting private investment: Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar
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NITI Aayog's economic agenda for new govt to focus on boosting private investment: Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar

NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Wednesday

50 lakh people lost jobs since demonetisation in 2016, reveals latest report on job crisis; unemployment rate rose to over 6% in 2018
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50 lakh people lost jobs since demonetisation in 2016, reveals latest report on job crisis; unemployment rate rose to over 6% in 2018

The CSE survey said lakh men lost their jobs between 2016 and 2018 and the beginning of the decline of jobs coinciding with demonetisation in November 2016.

'Be cautious in future': EC tells NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar over remarks against Congress' NYAY scheme
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'Be cautious in future': EC tells NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar over remarks against Congress' NYAY scheme

On 27 March, the poll panel had sought NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar's response on his remarks in which he had attacked the Congress over its minimum income guarantee promise.