Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicNiti Aayog

Topic: Niti Aayog

More people in India got internet access in 2020, but fewer mobile connections: Niti report

Niti Aayog's SDG India Index 2020-2021 finds Delhi, Punjab had the most internet subscribers while Jharkhand, Bihar ranked lowest. 

Capital Delhi is last among UTs on gender equality, clean water, Niti Aayog report shows

In Niti Aayog report, Delhi has ranked second overall among all UTs, but secured last spot on goals of gender equality, responsible consumption & production and clean water & sanitation.

Northeast not sustaining its forests well, needs to catch up on infra too, Niti report shows

With an average score of 64.12, NE states have not fared well overall also in Niti Ayog's latest Sustainable Development Goals Index. India's overall score is 66.

India is less poor & more fed, but nearly as unequal as last year, Niti Aayog report shows

Niti Aayog has released its latest sustainable development goals index. Here’s a look at what that reveals about poverty, hunger and inequality.

State of the states: NITI report shows who’s rising, who’s lagging and the gap in between

It’s been five years since the SDG targets were set. But a closer look reveals India is still far away from meeting goals like zero hunger & gender equality by 2030.

India managed Covid second wave ‘very well’, need to prepare for third, says Niti Aayog member

V K Saraswat said that epidemiologists have made it clear that Covid third wave is likely to start from September-October, so India should vaccinate as many people as possible.

Kerala retains top rank, Bihar at bottom in Niti Aayog’s SDG India Index 2020-21

Niti Aayog's Index for Sustainable Development Goals evaluates progress on social, economic & environmental parameters. Jharkhand & Assam were also the worst performing this year.

1.8% India’s total population affected by Covid, 98% still vulnerable — govt warns

NITI Aayog member V K Paul said that India’s R-value for Covid is below 1 and assured that the pandemic curve is stabilising in many states.

VK Paul — teacher, paediatrician, top technocrat & the face of Modi govt’s Covid battle

A paediatrics professor at AIIMS, D V.K. Paul, is member (health) in the NITI Aayog. He heads at least four Covid-19 panels and is part of one empowered group.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.