7) Compare and contrast the composition and objectives of newly set-up National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog with that of erstwhile Planning Commission. Some suggest that it is better to reform existing institutions than creating new ones to transform India. Comment on this suggestion.

Topic: Indian economy – Planning 7) Compare and contrast the composition and objectives of newly set-up National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog with that of erstwhile Planning Commission. Some suggest that it is better to reform existing institutions than creating new ones to transform India. Comment on this suggestion. (200 Words) Business Standard

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The decision of the NDA government to scrap Planning commission and bring in its place an alternative body, has received mixed responses. The meeting of Chief Ministers and Lt. Governors of various states called by the PM did not see a consensus on the issue. Everybody was divided on political line. It is a classic …