Kiphire shows significant improvement in NITI Aayog’s ‘delta ranking’

Kiphire shows significant improvement in NITI Aayog’s ‘delta ranking’

A panoramic view of Kiphire Town, the district Headquarter of Kiphire District. (Image courtesy: http://kiphire.nic.in)   Morung Express News Dimapur | July 6 Kiphire district, which was among the bottom 3 of the baseline ranking of India’s 101 ‘Aspirational Districts’ list in March has shown a significant improvement in the first ‘delta ranking’ unveiled by […]

Wrong to compare household, government budgets: Niti Aayog

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Decrying the economic orthodoxy in India handed down from Europe of cutting fiscal deficits to balance budgets, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Sunday called for new definitions to be adopted for government expenditure and described as fallacious the comparisions made between household and national budgets.   Speaking at […]

UP, J&K, Jharkhand fastest improving states on health: NITI Aayog

New Delhi, February 9 (IANS) Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh have emerged as the top-three large states in the country in terms of annual incremental performance on health indicators, the NITI Aayog said.   According to the NITI Aayog’s Health Index rankings announced on Friday, Kerala, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu ranked on top […]

NITI Aayog slowest in disposing public grievances: Report

NITI Aayog slowest in disposing public grievances: Report

New Delhi, December 29 (IANS): Government think-tank NITI Aayog is slowest among 52 central ministries and departments, when it comes to addressing public grievances, reveals a government report.   According to the Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System report, NITI Aayog disposed of only 54 per cent of total 5,883 grievances received since the […]

Arvind Panagariya resigns from NITI Aayog, returning to New York

Arvind Panagariya resigns from NITI Aayog, returning to New York

    NEW DELHI, August 1 (Reuters) – An economist picked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as vice-chairman of the government’s main policy think-tank, Arvind Panagariya, is standing down after 2-1/2 years in the job and returning to New York in September.   Panagariya, 64, was quoted by finance newswire Newsrise as saying on Tuesday […]

Limit registration of petrol, diesel cars: Niti Aayog

Limit registration of petrol, diesel cars: Niti Aayog

NEW DELHI, May 12 (Reuters) – India could save as much as $60 billion in energy costs by 2030 and one gigatonne of carbon emissions between 2017 and 2030 by adopting more electric and shared vehicles, according to a report released on Friday by the country’s leading think-tank.   The report on transformative mobility solutions […]