Niti Aayog 2.0

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Niti Aayog 2.0   What to study? For Prelims: Niti Aayog- objectives, composition and functions. For Mains: Need for reforms and challenges associated.   Context: In a paper titled ‘Towards India’s New Fiscal Federalism’, former Finance Commission chairman Vijay Kelkar has pitched for setting up of …

Insights into Editorial: Is NITI Aayog relevant?

Insights into Editorial: Is NITI Aayog relevant?   Introduction: The Government had replaced Planning Commission with institution NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India).  The reason had mentioned that Specific to the planning process, there is a need to separate as well as energize the distinct ‘process’ of governance from the ‘strategy’ of governance. An …