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Niti to come out with ranking of 115 aspirational districts: Kant

Mar 20 2018

Kant said the government think-tank will come out with a ranking of 115 aspirational districts in the next two days.

Cabinet Secretary reviews progress of 115 aspirational districts

Mar 08 2018

Government think tank Niti Aayog said Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha has reviewed progress of the transformation of 115 aspirational districts in a meeting held.

Kant pitches for EVs, calls for constant checks on old vehicles

Feb 26 2018

Pitching for the use of EVs, Amitabh Kant called for constant checks on old vehicles in the national capital and penalty for those flouting the green environment norms.

Amitabh Kant bats for early ratification of India-EU FTA

Feb 22 2018

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said it is "extremely important" for the India-EU free trade pact to be ratified at the earliest.

Niti making new list of sick PSUs for divestment: Kant

Feb 21 2018

Government think-tank NITI Aayog is preparing another list of sick PSUs that can be privatised, its CEO Amitabh Kant said.

Toyota seeks calibrated taxation, equal treatment for all technologies

Feb 18 2018

Toyota has advocated for a calibrated taxation policy that encourages "technology agnostic approach" and urged the government to treat all technologies at equal footing.

Reap dividends of govt's EV push: Gadkari to automakers

Feb 15 2018

It is high time automakers reap the dividends of India's aggressive thrust on electric mobility by manufacturing quality vehicles at affordable prices, Gadkari said.

No need for EV policy as action plan ready: NITI CEO

Feb 15 2018

Asserting that there is no need for a policy for EVs as an action plan has been prepared, Amitabh Kant said technology should not be trapped by rules and regulations.

Govt to take district hospitals to medical college level: Kant

Feb 13 2018

"We are brining in institutional changes to the Medical Council of India so that we can have a vast number of doctors in the country," he said.

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets extension till June 30, 2019

Feb 05 2018

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was given an extension till June 30 next year, according to an official order.

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Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

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The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

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