Big issues, Uncategorized

15 years Vision Document of Niti Aayog.

Introduction Prime Minister held a review meeting of the planning since independence that India has seen. He also took a review meeting of the last 18 months of performance of Niti Ayog, the institution which took over fromplanning commission. The whole purpose of the review was to identity the good points and the weak points… Continue reading 15 years Vision Document of Niti Aayog.

GS-3, Uncategorized

NITI Aayog panel on Innovation

A NITI Aayog panel on Innovation headed by Prof. Tarun Khanna submitted its report recommending that the private sector should help fund research and development,including in research labs at universities and startups It was constituted following the 2015 budget speech of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, where he allocated 150 crore rupees for Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)… Continue reading NITI Aayog panel on Innovation

GS-1, GS-2, GS-3, Pub admin 1, Public Admin 2, Social Issue, Uncategorized

A compilation of state-level good practices

Good Practices Resource Book 2015, focusing on social-sector delivery. By “social sector” one often means education and health. (child protection, education, environment, financial inclusion, food security and public distribution, health, infrastructure and development, local governance, social security, water and sanitation, and women’s empowerment — have a broader “social security” canvas) One, child protection — Sampark… Continue reading A compilation of state-level good practices

Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Social Issue, Uncategorized

Discouraging the proliferation of CSS

Over the years, proliferation of the centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) has greatly curbed the autonomy of the state governments. The greater the devolution through these one-size-fits-all CSS, the lesser is the untied fund available to the state governments. Hence, to examine the current centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) and recommend their suitable rationalization, a sub-group was… Continue reading Discouraging the proliferation of CSS