Baghel seeks extension of GST compensation for 5 years at NITI Aayog meet

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Sunday reiterated his demand to the Centre seeking a five-year extension for the compensation paid to states for revenue shortfall due to GST implementation and called for revising the rates of royalty for coal and other major minerals from the state. Addressing the meeting of the seventh … Read more

States seek a raise in share of central taxes at NITI Aayog meeting

The states on Sunday used the forum of the governing council of NITI Aayog to raise the issue of their dwindling resources. They demanded that the Centre increase their share in central taxes and extend goods and services tax (GST) compensation to them. The council meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, … Read more

NITI Aayog meeting: PM Narendra Modi pushes states to boost GST mop-up

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that states should develop a clear time-bound roadmap for the implementation of the National Education Policy (NEP) and focus on promoting trade, tourism and technology. He also asked for collective action to increase the collection of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). … Read more

NITI meet: PM Modi urges states to focus on ‘3Ts’, modernising farm sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong case for modernising agriculture, animal husbandry and food processing to help the country become self-sufficient and a global leader in the agriculture sector. The Prime Minister also asked the states to focus on promoting 3Ts — Trade, Tourism, Technology — with a view … Read more

PM Modi asks states to focus on crop diversification at Niti Aayog meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heralded the collective efforts of all the States in the spirit of cooperative federalism as the force that helped India emerge from the Covid pandemic. Addressing the seventh meeting of the Governing Council (GC) of NITI Aayog, the Prime Minister said:, “Every State played a crucial … Read more

Should set up small modular reactors to meet energy demands: NITI member

Niti Aayog member and scientist V K Saraswat on Sunday suggested that the government should focus on setting up small modular reactors as it would help meet the country’s energy needs and also in replacing aging thermal power plants. Saraswat also said nuclear power plant projects which have been set up under … Read more

PM Modi to chair 7th meeting of NITI Aayog’s Governing Council today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the seventh meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhawan Cultural Centre in the national capital on Sunday. This would be the first in-person meeting of the Governing Council since July 2019. The agenda of the meeting includes crop diversification and achieving … Read more

Think tank established with mandate of cooperative federalism: NITI Aayog

The NITI Aayog on Saturday said that the public policy think tank was set up as an institution with the mandate of cooperative federalism with a premise that strong states make a strong nation. NITI Aayog was responding to Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s allegations of the Centre not treating states … Read more

Punjab CM to discuss legal guarantee to MSP, farm debt at NITI Aayog meet

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said he will raise several issues, including a legal guarantee to the minimum support price (MSP) for crops and farm debt, at the NITI Aayog governing council meeting in Delhi on Sunday. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, Mann slammed his predecessors Charanjit Singh Channi and Amarinder … Read more

PM Narendra Modi to chair NITI Aayog governing council meeting on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the seventh governing council meeting of the NITI Aayog on Sunday and this, his office said, will pave the way for a new era of collaboration between the Centre and the states. This will be the first physical meeting of the council after … Read more