NITI Aayog

RCEP races ahead, India opts out

RCEP races ahead, India opts out

November 7, 2019

Flagging domestic concerns-fears of heightened trade deficit and a perceived threat to small producers, agriculture, including dairy and poor free trade record India opted out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

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Water crisis

Water crisis

August 21, 2019

India is facing a severe stress on its water resources not just due to climate change but also several human factors, including an injudicious use of water and its pricing.

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Millions suffer floods fury in India

Millions suffer floods fury in India

July 19, 2019

More than three million people have been displaced across the northern and north-eastern India because of monsoon that has not only destroyed homes but cost the lives of many.

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New airport at Lakshadweep’s Minicoy Island

New airport at Lakshadweep’s Minicoy Island

November 14, 2017

Indian Island Development Agency (IDA) recently announced the development of a new airport at Minicoy Island in the union territory of Lakshadweep, to boost tourism, promote the tuna fishing industry and improve livelihoods.

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How Airports Make Money in India?

How Airports Make Money in India?

October 31, 2017

The understanding of sustained financial health in the Indian aviation sector, especially at airports, still remains a challenge in India. With non-aeronautical revenue such as retail or advertising coming to rescue over the years, it is quite intriguing to appreciate how the Ind...

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Interview with S Suresh

Interview with S Suresh

October 31, 2017

S Suresh, the Member (Finance) of Airports Authority of India (AAI) talks to AIBM about the various initiatives that will be undertaken by them to realise the full revenue potential of the aviation sector in India while simultaneously providing top-notch services to the traveller...

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Economic Advisory Council revived

Economic Advisory Council revived

September 27, 2017

Amid concerns of an economic slowdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has revived the defunct Economic Advisory Council under the chairmanship of eminent economist, Dr Bibek Debroy.

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Throwing railway safety to the winds

Throwing railway safety to the winds

August 21, 2017

Hit by railway accidents with alarming regularity, India is in the midst of a massive infrastructural transformation of one of the world's largest railway systems, to prevent tragedies.

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Dr Arvind Panagariya resigns from NITI Aayog

Dr Arvind Panagariya resigns from NITI Aayog

August 4, 2017

Dr Arvind Panagariya, vice chairman of the National Institution for Transforming India, also called NITI Aayog, has quit citing his immediate return to academics in Columbia.

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Who will buy Air India?

Who will buy Air India?

July 28, 2017

Amidst speculation to find the right strategic investor for Air India, the flagship carrier of India, the government is set to consider bids from investors who have a suitable understanding of the aviation business.

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Modi advocates Jan-Dec fiscal year at the NITI Aayog Meet

Modi advocates Jan-Dec fiscal year at the NITI Aayog Meet

April 25, 2017

Sunday witnessed yet another thought-provoking meeting in the capital of India where the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi proposed yet another couple of reforms while addressing the third NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting. Is it a warm-up before July 1?

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2017 earmarked as the year for Indo-Japanese friendly exchanges

2017 earmarked as the year for Indo-Japanese friendly exchanges

January 14, 2017

Taking forward the legacy of a cultural agreement that was signed between India and Japan in 1956, the two eastern countries are looking at building stronger ties with touristic, educational and cultural exchanges.

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