Kerala (0.71 per cent), Goa (3.76 per cent), Sikkim (3.82 per cent), Tamil Nadu (4.89 per cent) and Punjab (5.59 per cent) have registered the lowest poverty across India and are at the bottom of the index.
Bhubaneswar: Odisha has come down two steps to remain at 14th place in the Niti Aayog’s second Innovation Index ranking which was released on Wednesday. Odisha among three other States (Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Bihar) have been ranked at the bottom of the index. The average innovation score of Odisha stands at 18.94. The State scored […]
New Delhi: In the biggest spike in coronavirus infection on a single day, India on Friday recorded 1,752 fresh cases taking the total number of infected people to 23,452 even as doubling rate of the disease improved to 10 days from 7.5 reported earlier this week, according to the Health Ministry. The death toll from […]
New Delhi: Niti Ayog on Thursday said 31.1 lakh new jobs were created in formal sector between September 2017 to February 2018, stressing that these “eye-opening” numbers put end to all “speculations” on job creation. The government think tank said this was based on the additions made in payrolls from Employees’ Provision Fund Organisation for […]
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will attend the third meeting of Niti Aayog’s Governing Council chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to be held at New Delhi today. A 15 year vision document for accelerating the growth has been prepared by Arvind Panagaria, the Vice Chairman of the apex planning body of the country. Panagaria […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to leave on a five-day visit to the national capital tomorrow, his second visit to Delhi in a month, amid speculation of non-BJP parties planning to field a united candidate for the ensuing presidential elections. Sources said Patnaik is scheduled to attend a meeting of the NITI […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is formulating a vision document ‘Vision 2020-30’ in line with sustainable development goals (SDG) set by United Nations and NITI Aayog, said an official on Wednesday. At a meeting to prepare the vision document, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi advised constituting subject-specific thematic groups to set the vision in each targeted […]