NITI Aayog

  • Sustaining Nagaland’s SDGs  
    Moa Jamir The quality of life measured in terms of quality education, healthcare and decent economic status in Nagaland is lagging behind many other States and Union Territories in India. This truism was reiterated with the latest NITI Aayog’s 3rd SDG India Index 2021 released on June 3. The index, in a nutshell, highlighted that the State so far has failed to provide, among others, quality education; decent work and economic growth; industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • SDG Index: How Nagaland stands on environment-related goals
    Morung Express News Dimapur | June 5 How Nagaland is performing and dealing with key environment and climate change challenges? The third edition of NITI Aayog’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) India Index released on June 3 can offer some answers. With a score of 61 out of possible 100, overall, Nagaland was ranked a ‘performer’ along with 13 other states.  However, it was below the national average of 66 and Nagaland was ranked at ‘Bottom-5&rs
  • NITI Aayog propose vax price between Rs 300-500
    New Delhi, February 27 (IANS): The NITI Aayog has promulgated a price range of Rs 300-500 for two Covid vaccines that would be available for the priority group at private facilities in the third phase of vaccination set to begin from March 1, sources privy to the development told IANS, adding that the Bharat Biotech's Covaxin would cost a bit higher. However, the union health ministry would take a final call on the proposition. The proposed price has been floated after a five
  • Gaming industry asks for NITI Aayog guidelines for all online skill games
    New Delhi, January 20 (IANS): The online skill gaming industry has collectively recommended the NITI Aayog to set up a single self-regulatory body to standardise regulations governing the entire skill gaming industry. The recommendation follows a draft report titled 'Guiding Principles for the Uniform National-Level Regulation of Online Fantasy Sports Platforms in India' wherein the NITI Aayog has suggested the setting up a single, self-regulatory body for fantasy sports.
  • Indian economy to see positive growth in fourth quarter of current fiscal: Niti Aayog VC
    New Delhi, December 2 (PTI): The Indian economy is coming out of the pandemic-induced degrowth and GDP growth will enter the positive territory in the fourth quarter of this fiscal, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Wednesday. In an interview to PTI, Kumar also said the Centre's new agriculture reform laws are aimed at increasing the income of farmers and the present agitation was a result of misunderstanding and miscommunication which need to be removed. "The
  • Is Nagaland Export Ready? Not yet, indicates NITI Aayog report
    Morung Express News Dimapur | August 27 How prepared is Nagaland to engage in global trade and how is the State’s export ecosystem?  Not ready yet, but the State has potential to improve, indicated the first EPI- ‘Export Preparedness Index 2020’ released by NITI Aayog on August 26.  With an overall score of 29 out of 100, Nagaland was ranked 24th out of 36 states and Union Territories (UTs) in the index “developed to study export preparedness
  • Niti Aayog CEO suggests customs reforms to Finance Ministry
    NEW DELHI, MAY 29 (IANS): Niti Aayog has recommended to the Finance Ministry the setting up of a National Trade Network (NTN) on the lines of GSTN to facilitate import and exports and flagged negative interventions at the field level where customs officers raise irrelevant queries without accountability and sometimes, even rent seeking.   In a letter, Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, has suggested to Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey to propose further changes in customs,
  • Niti Aayog CEO suggests customs reforms to Finance Ministry
    New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Niti Aayog has recommended to the Finance Ministry the setting up of a National Trade Network (NTN) on the lines of GSTN to facilitate import and exports and flagged negative interventions at the field level where customs officers raise irrelevant queries without accountability and sometimes, even rent seeking.   In a letter, Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog, has suggested to Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey to propose further changes in customs, i
  • North East CMs for 90% central funding for all schemes, projects
    Vice-Chairman NITI Aayog, Dr Rajiv Kumar, Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh along with the Chief Ministers of North Eastern States at the inaugural function of the Sustainable Development Goals Conclaves 2020, in Guwahati on February 24. (PIB Photo)     Guwahati/Agartala, February  25 (IANS): Chief Ministers of northea
  • Nagaland’s SDGs report card: The Good, the Average and the Ugly
    Morung Express News  Dimapur | February 6  What is Nagaland’s status towards achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030?  In which areas, the state is performing well or lacking behind and what are the goals that need urgent course correction?  As members of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) congregate for its 5th session from February 7 to 15 to chalk out plan for the next financial year, The Morung Ex
  • Nagaland ranks 5th among small states in School Edu Quality Index
    NITI Aayog's School Education Quality Index (SEQI) for small States. (Source: NITI Aayog)     Morung Express News Dimapur | September 30  Nagaland has ranked 5th among eight small states on improvement in their overall performance scores on the School Education Quality Index (SEQI). Manipur topped the list, followed by Tripura and Goa, while Arunachal Pradesh ranked last.  This was revealed in the NITI Aayog’s SEQI report which was release
  • Nagaland yet to enact legislation for conservation of water bodies: CWMI
    A girl seen returning from a well (not seen) after fetching water in Kenjung village under Noklak district. The Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) 2.0 which was released by NITI Aayog on Friday said only 50% of rural inhabitants in Nagaland have been fully covered with rural drinking water. (Morung Photo)   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 23 Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka have topped the Composite Water Management Index 2.0 for 2017-18 am
  • SDG Index: Nagaland tagged under ‘Performer’ category
    Performs worst with zero score under Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Morung Express News Dimapur | December 23 Nagaland State still has a long way ahead for improvement when it comes to implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets, as per a NITI Aayog report released on December 21 titled ‘SDG India Index Baseline Report, 2018.’ The government's premier think tank developed the country's first SDG India Index to document th