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Merger with BSNL-MTNL will lead to Vi’s further ‘erosion of value’: Niti Aayog

Both entities are loss-making and debt-laden. The merger may not do any good to either of the entities.

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The Middle Classes Have Become Hollowed Out: Nobel Laureate Prof. Abhijit Banerjee

On an exceptionally clear afternoon in August, Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld sought him out in the capital during a visit to India and picked his mind on the state of the Indian economy, India’s privatization programme and the need for centres of excellence in academia which is lacking in advance and cutting edge R&D. The discussion centered on the inflation--rise in prices of consumer products; a “realignment of the market” as it adjusts to the growing inequality among consumers. He advocated injecting more liquidity into the economy. He did not consider the Indian economy to be “unusually closed” in the perspective of the developed West or China. And let the “rupee slide” to promote Indian exports, among other things. Excerpts:

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Adopt Zero Trust Identity To Validate Devices In Network: Niti Advisor

Niti Aayog senior adviser for science and technology, Neeraj Sinha, said that preference should also be given to locally produced technology products and the domestic players need to match the scale of service that multinationals provide.

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India On Track To Achieve WHO-Recommended Doctor-Population Ratio: NITI Aayog Member Vinod Paul

DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma highlighted the contribution of the department in the development and progress of the country in the last 50 years and its efforts to make India a science, technology and innovation power in the world.

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Niti Aayog Pitches For Greater Operational, Financial Autonomy For State-Owned Discoms

Niti Aayog observed that public private partnership (PPP) models can be useful in loss-making areas, where commercial operation might not be feasible without support in the form of Viability Gap Funding (VGF) from the government.

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Efficient Distribution Sector Essential For Improving Ease Of Doing Business: Niti Aayog VC

Most power distribution companies (discoms) in India incur losses every year- total losses are estimated to be as high as Rs 90,000 crore in FY2021

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IPOs Will Drive Startup Revolution In India, Says Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

In a large and diverse country like India, the ability to rapidly execute and scale up programmes to reach 1.3 billion citizens, in vernacular languages, is important, Kant noted.

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NSE Foundation Launches Project To Spread Awareness On COVID-19 Vaccination

NSE Foundation will rely on its community network, youth volunteers, gram panchayats, self-help group members, as well as enlist support from the district health administration, collectorate, Sahayaka Samitis and so on.

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State Govts Must Also Take Lead In Instituting Labour Reforms: Kant

Partnerships with the private sector in unlocking the potential of innovative financing mechanisms such as asset monetisation, and providing an impetus to green finance are other potential areas, among others.

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India Poised For Double-digit Growth This Fiscal: Niti VC

The Indian economy has been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and the recovery has been relatively sluggish in the wake of the second Covid wave.

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Regulate Skill-Based Games

This is important to weed out unscrupulous players and ensure a fair, transparent, secure, and responsible environment for players

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Localisation Of SDGs Imperative To Achieve 2030 Agenda: India At UN

Institutional structures at the state and local levels, such as nodal SDG department, dedicated SDG teams, and district-level structures, help dissolve a silo-based functioning.

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Consumption Pattern Of Wheat Products Needs To Be Diversified: Niti Aayog Member Ramesh Chand

The Niti Aayog Member also highlighted that wheat is one of the most efficient crop and the rabi (winter sown) is a great gift of nature.

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Govt Plans Institution To Fund Businesses Focused On Electric Vehicles: Gadkari

Gadkari pointed out that battery cost is 50 per cent of an electric vehicle and India's research institutions are working on an alternative battery technology for such vehicles.

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India's Consumer Digital Economy To Touch $800bn, Online Retail To Have $350bn GMV By 2030: RedSeer

India's online retail market is also set to become the third-largest globally, after the US and China, with annual gross merchandise value (GMV) touching USD 55 billion in 2021, and USD 350 billion by 2030.

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