Niti Aayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant today said the think tank has proposed abolishing road tax for electric vehicles in order to streamline India’s transition towards electric mobility.
Government may widen its subsidy net to cover all cooking fuels including piped natural gas and bio-gas along with the existing subsidy on LPG and kerosene. Niti Aayog’s proposal for a comprehensive ‘cooking subsidy’
India is working on a plan to set up a gas trading hub or exchange for free trade of natural gas and its supply through a market mechanism but no timeline can be indicated on the back of multiple issues involved, the government today said.
India’s domestic coal supplies will continue to struggle to meet the zooming demand in the next fiscal year too. According to NITI Aayog, the country’s total coal demand will rise to 991.35 million tonne in the current financial year
International Energy Agency will next year conduct an in-depth review of the country’s energy sector and assisting it in the exercise will be Niti Aayog, according to a power ministry official.
Government think tank Niti Aayog in its strategy document Wednesday suggested for the power sector a plethora of reforms like promoting smart grids, auctioning of energy, privatisation of discoms, payment of subsidies by direct
Premier think tank Niti Aayog has proposed a move to transform the way food is prepared in India, reducing the massive import bill and worsening pollution. The Aayog has prepared a comprehensive plan advocating adoption
A panel led by the Niti Aayog vice chairman is actively considering free-market pricing for natural gas produced from all fields, a major market-friendly reform that oil companies say is necessary to boost domestic output.
The NITI Aayog is exploring ways to encourage more domestic companies to be among the top multinational corporations in the world, the think-tank’s Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.
NITI Aayog, the government’s apex policy think tank, has been tasked with rolling out an ambitious electric vehicle (EV) plan, pushing the department of heavy industries (DHI) into a tertiary role for a policy that is aimed at projecting India as a global torchbearer of green vehicles.