NITI Aayog in partnership with BYJU'S

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Niti Aayog Partners With BJYU's To Help Government School Students

Niti Aayog in partnership with BYJU's plans to provide free access and premium resources to students of classes 6-12 in government schools to 112 aspirational districts of India. Niti Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant announced the initiative virtually on September 16. BYJU's will provide free coaching classes to over 3,000 "meritorious" students of classes 11-12 for engineering. The medical entrance exam preparation is taken care of by Aakash… read-more

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 07:17 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Niti Aayog, Byjus, Education, Aspirational districts, government schools

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NITI Aayog Member, Dr V.K. Paul.

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Pregnant Women Must Take COVID-19 Vaccines: NITI Aayog

During a press briefing, NITI Aayog's Member Dr. V.K Paul on September 2 said that every pregnant woman should receive both the doses of COVID-19 vaccine to avoid the adverse effects of infection. Given the upcoming festive season, Paul said, ''Celebrate festivals at home and avoid going outside. Mask is must for all even after both doses.''  Reportedly, 54% of adults have received the first dose of the vaccine.

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 - 05:24 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Niti Aayog, Covid-19, Pregnant woman, Covid-19 Vaccine, Festivals

Niti Aayog.

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Govt Bank Employees Seek Jobs At Bigger Banks Amidst Privatisation

Several banking staffs & employees of the govt banks are seeking jobs at a bigger public sector banks due to the Niti Aayog's report of shortlisting banks for privatisation. However, the others are waiting for a 'Voluntary Retirement Scheme' which is expected to be launched by the management. According to reports, Niti Aayog is planning to provide job security for a year post-privatisation.

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 11:21 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Privatisation, PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS, employees, Niti Aayog

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Indian Overseas Bank

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Next In Line For Privatisation May Be Central Bank, IOB: Sources

The Centre may include the Central Bank of India and Indian Overseas Bank in the next round of privatisation, as per the government sources. Reportedly, the two banks have been suggested by the NITI Aayog, and they are being analysed by the disinvestment and financial services departments. The sources added that "the timeline [for the privatisation of state-run banks] will depend on the legislative changes required."

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 04:40 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: business, Privatisation, Niti Aayog, Central Bank, Disinvestment, Indian overseas bank

Courtesy: The Times of India

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NITI Aayog Ranks Chhattisgarh 1st In Child Sex Ratio, U'khand Last

The NITI Aayog's Sustainable Development Goals index has ranked Chhattisgarh first on the child sex ratio parameter. Chhattisgarh's sex ratio was 958, followed by Kerala which recorded birth of 957 females per 1000 males. On the other hand, Uttarakhand performed worst in this regard with a sex ratio of 840. Notably, the national sex-ratio average stood at 899 with a major improvement in Punjab (890) and Haryana (843) region.

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 12:58 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Niti Aayog, SDG Index, sex ratio, Chhattisgarh

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NITI Aayog Proposes Online Redressal System To Settle Disputes

Laying stress on quicker and efficient disposal system, the NITI Aayog on April 10 proposed an online redressal system for settling disputes. The Aayog chief Amitabh Kant released a handbook for small and medium-value cases that provisions to settle the disputes by using digital technology and arbitration. Mechanised by ICICI Bank and National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, the system aims to expedite cost efficient redressal… read-more

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 02:07 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Niti Aayog, Amitabh kant, India, policy, Dispute Settlement

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NITI Aayog, Amazon To Train Youth On Cloud Computing, AI, Virtual Reality

Amazon Web Services and NITI Aayog have teamed up to train students on the basics of cloud computing through Atal Tinkering Labs to boost innovative capabilities of students. The program will help over 7000 ATL students learn cloud computing fundamentals including artificial intelligence, web hosting, virtual reality and machine learning. Providing resources and tools, AWS EdStart aims to accelerate creative and innovative capabilities of… read-more

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 10:15 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Atal Tinkering Labs, AWS, Cloud Computing, Niti Aayog

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Govt Plans To Adopt '1 District-1 Product' Scheme To Promote Exports

The Centre is planning to promote ‘One District-One Product’ policy at the NITI Aayog’s governing council meeting on February 20. Aimed to promote exports at district level and ensure state’s participation, the government will identify exportable products in districts through this scheme. Moreover, it eyes to create a competitive market asking states to create an ‘Export Preparedness Index’ at the district level. Reportedly, Uttar Pradesh and… read-more

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 06:32 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Niti Aayog, PM Narendra Modi, Agriculture sector, Atmanirbhar India initiative, One District One Product

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NITI Aayog Dismisses RTI Seeking CM Panel's Report On Three Farm Bills

NITI Aayog has dismissed activist Anjali Bharadwaj's RTI that sought the report of Committee of CM’s for the Transformation of Indian Agriculture, wherein the three contentious farm laws were proposed. For dismissal, NITI Aayog said the report is yet to be presented to its governing council. However, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has already said no such laws were proposed in the meeting. Reportedly, the meeting led by Maharashtra CM was… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 12:07 AM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Niti Aayog, CM Amarinder Dingh, RTI , Farm Laws, Centre

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ISRO To Adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs To Foster Science, Research

Aiming to promote research and innovation in fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and space technology, the ISRO plans to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs. Initiated with NITI Aayog, the project will help in building interest towards science among grade 6-12 students. ISRO Chairman K Sivan said that project-based learning would help to develop research attitude in students at a tender age. Moreover, the program has been… read-more

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 07:45 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: ISRO, STEAM, Atal Tinkering Labs, Niti Aayog, chairman, Atal Innovation Mission

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