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Financial year likely to begin from January in 2018, Budget in November 2017

In 2018 the financial year in India could commence from January instead of April as the Centre appears to make the historic transition of ending the 150-year-old tradition.

Jun 26, 2017 23:38 PM

Unemployment data task force to submit recommendations next week

The task force on employment data headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya is likely to finalise recommendations next week, an official said on Sunday. The Prime...

Jun 18, 2017 16:52 PM

Mobile data consumption risen to 142% per subscriber in India in last 3 years: NITI Aayog

In India, mobile data consumption per subscriber has risen by 142 per cent in the last three years, CEO of NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant told on Saturday.

Jun 17, 2017 19:53 PM

PM Modi's HEERA to replace UGC, AICTE: All you need to know about new education regulator

The main objective of HEERA is to motive behind scrapping of UGC and AICTE by a single regulator is to eliminate all overlaps in the jurisdiction and do away with regulatory...

Jun 08, 2017 09:24 AM

Jaitley bats for privatisation of Air India, says government should have exited national carrier 15 years back

He said civil aviation is turning into a good success story in India, with a lot of private sector players running “very efficient airlines”.

Jun 05, 2017 20:48 PM

Selling stake in Air India will be difficult due to huge debts: Arvind Panagariya

NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has said that selling stake in cash-strapped Air India will be very difficult with its debt burden of Rs 52,000 crore and the government...

Jun 02, 2017 20:20 PM

3 years of Modi Govt: Indian Economy to hit sustained 8% growth rate over next 2 years, predicts NITI Aayog

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Friday shared the performance of the commission during the three years of Modi Government. Addressing the media in New Delhi...

Jun 02, 2017 12:32 PM

Modi Govt to launch Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi-Dhan Vyapari Yojana on Good Governance Day

The first draw of the Lucky Grahak Yojana will offer a cashback of Rs 1,000 to 15,000 consumers every day for the next 100 days and will be launched on December 25, 2016 in New...

May 15, 2017 19:06 PM

HRD Ministry finalises name of Vijay Kumar Saraswat as next chancellor of JNU

A full-time member of NITI Aayog, Saraswat will be replacing former ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan whose five-year term ended on March 30.

May 12, 2017 17:28 PM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, NITI Ayog to jointly work for all-round development of Uttar Pradesh

“Niti Aayog vice-chairman Dr Arvind Panagariya has proposed the names of member Ramesh Chandra and chief executive officer Amitabh Kant as members the joint working group,”...

May 10, 2017 22:06 PM