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Amitabh Kant

India Sets Record, Administers Over 2.50 Crore COVID-19 Vaccines On PM Modi’s Birthday

Sep 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has termed the record as ‘golden chapter’ in the world history.

'Too Much Of Democracy' In India Makes It Hard To Carry Out Reforms: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Dec 08, 2020 PTI

It is not easy to compete against China without hard reforms, Kant said.


Pursuit Of Growth, Reforms And Resilience Will Help Us Remove Our Dependence On China

If we really want to break our dependence on China, we need to create an enabling ecosystem in our country in which we cannot have labour laws that encourage informality and discourage size and scale, says Amitabh Kant

India's Story Has Just Begun, Says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Dec 14, 2019 PTI

The country had ended crony capitalism by bringing in the insolvency and bankruptcy code, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said, adding that the third key reform was in the real estate sector.


Experts To Discuss Agri-Nutrition Action Plan To Take Forward Poshan Abhiyan

Participants will deliberate on the objectives of the POSHAN (Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment) Abhiyan, especially how to address malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies.

23 January, 2019

India Giving Big Push To Urbanisation For Economic Growth: Amitabh Kant

Outlook Web Bureau

The country is also using technology in a big way to change the way business and governance is done, said NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant.


22 September, 2018

India Must Create Globally Recognizable Brands: NITI Ayog

Superbrands India pays tribute to exceptional brands across sectors including FMCG, Auto, Healthcare, Logistics, Cement and Retail among. This year 56 brand received Superbrands awards.



24 July, 2018

Central PSEs Should Pool CSR Funds For Development Of Aspirational Districts: NITI Aayog

Outlook Web Bureau

Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January this year, the ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts Programme' aims to quickly and effectively transform over 100 most underdeveloped districts of the country.


16 July, 2018

Women Entrepreneurs Must For India To Grow At 9-10%: Amitabh Kant

Outlook Web Bureau

"India needs far more contribution of women in GDP. Women contribute about 22 per cent of our GDP, the worldwide average is close to 44-45 per cent"


17 June, 2018

Report Of L-G's Presence At NITI Aayog Meeting 'Totally Incorrect': Amitabh Kant

Outlook Web Bureau

A Twitter user claimed that LG Baijal "chose" to represent Delhi at the Niti Aayog meeting and had reached the meeting venue.



16 February, 2018

Govt Takes A U-Turn, Says No Need For Policy On Electric Vehicles

Outlook Web Bureau

An action plan has been put in place which would encourage manufacturing and use of EVs, thus removing the necessity for an EV policy.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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