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NITI AAYOG

• National Institution for Transforming India Aayog.

• Formed in 1st Jan. 2015.

• Government of India policy.

• Head Quarter – New Delhi.

• Established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi after having


dissolved the Planning Commission.

• Aim - to foster involvement and participation in the economic


policy-making process by state governments of India.

• Chairperson- Prime Minister NARENDRA MODI


NITI Aayog is a Government of India policy think-
tank.
• The acronym ‘NITI’ stands for National Institution
for
Transforming India.
• ‘Aayog’ is the Hindi word for ‘commission’.
• Established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
• Formation – 1st January 2015,
First meeting - 8th February 2015
NITI Aayog mean:
• A group of people with authority entrusted by
the government to formulate/regulate policies
concerning transforming India.

• It is a commission to help government in social


and economic issues.

• Also it's an Institute of think tank with experts


in it.
PLANNING COMMISSION
• Setup – March 1950
• Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Chairman of the
Planning Commission.
• Authority
Promote a rapid rise in the standard of living of
the people , by
-Five Year Plan
1. Efficient use of Resources
2. Increasing production
3. Employment Opportunities
RENAMING OF PLANNING COMMISSION
• New Avatar as ‘NITI AAYOG’.

• ‘One Size fits all approach’

• “No futuristic vision in the post-reform period”.

• Focus on Indian Economy


MEMBERS
• Chairperson: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
• CEO: Sindhushree Khullar IAS
• Vice Chairperson: Arvind Panagariya
• Ex-officio Members: Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley,
Suresh Prabhu And Radha Mohan Singh
• Special Invitees: Nitin Gadkari, Smriti Zubin Irani And
Thawarchand Gehlot
• Full-time Members: Bibek Debroy & V. K. Saraswat
• Governing Council: All Chief Ministers And
Lieutenant Governors Of States And Union
Territories
• OBJECTIVES
• Formulation of plans.
• National security Interest.
• Social Stability.
• To focus on technology upgradation and capacity
building
• To monitor the implementation of programmes and
initiatives.
• Policy support
• Safeguarding of our environmental and ecological
assets.
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN NITI AAYOG & PLANNING
COMMISION
NITI AAYOG PLANNING COMMISION
Financial To be an advisory body, or a Enjoyed the powers to allocate
Clout think-tank. The powers to funds to ministries and state
allocate funds might be vested Governments.
in the finance ministry.
Full-time The number of full-time The last Commission had eight
Member members could be fewer than full-time members.
Planning Commission.

States’ Role State governments are States' role was limited to the
expected to play a more National Development Council
significant role than they did in and annual interaction during
the Planning Commission. Plan meetings.
Member To be known at the CEO and to Secretaries or member
Secretary be appointed by the prime secretaries were appointment
Minister. through the usual process.
NITI AAYOG PLANNING COMMISION
Part-time To have a number of part- Full Planning Commission had no
Members time provision for part-time members.
members, depending on the
need from time to time.
Constitution Governing Council has state The commission reported to
chief ministers and National Development Council that
lieutenant governors. had state chief ministers and
lieutenant Governors
Organisation New posts of CEO, of Had deputy chairperson, a
secretary rank, and Vice- member secretary and full-time
Chairperson. Will also have members.
two full-time members and
part-time members as per
need. Four cabinet ministers
will serve as ex-officio
members.
NITI AAYOG PLANNING COMMISION
Participation Consulting states while making Policy was formed by the
policy and deciding on funds commission and states were
allocation. Final policy would then consulted about
be a result of that. allocation of funds.
Allocation No power to allocate funds. Had power to decide allocation
of government funds for various
programs at national and state
levels.
Nature NITI is a think-tank and does Imposed policies on
not states and tied allocation of
have the power to impose funds with projects
policies. it approved.
Functions
• to provide a critical, directional and strategic input into the
development process.

• Centre-to-state one-way flow of policy.

• Emerge as a "think-tank“, provide Government at the central and


state levels with relevant strategic and technical advice across the
spectrum of key elements of policy.

• Seek to put an end to slow and tardy implementation of policy.

• Develop mechanisms to formulate credible plans to the village level


and aggregate these progressively at higher levels of government.
• Special attention to the sections of society that may be at risk
of not benefitting adequately from economic progress.

• Will create a knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurial


support system through a collaborative community of
national and international experts, practitioners and partners.

• Will offer a platform for resolution of inter-sectoral and


interdepartmental issues in order to accelerate the
implementation of the development agenda.

• The NITI Aayog will monitor and evaluate the implementation


of programmes, and focus on technology upgradation and
capacity building.
INITIATIVES
• AADHAR (Unique Identification Authority of India)
• NILERD (National Institute of Labour Economics
Research and Development)
• India Energy Security Scenarios.
• Swatchh Bharat Mission.
• Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund.
• Interact with Hon’ble PM.
• India Smart City Mission
UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION
AUTHORITY OF INDIA

• 12 Digit individual identification number


• • Issued by UIDAI on behalf of Government of
India
• • Proof of Identity and Address
• • Biometric and Demographic information
• • Replaces all other ID’s
• NILERD
• ( Formerly Institute of Applied
• Manpower Research )
• • Established as an autonomous institute in 1962.
• • Research
• • Data Collection
• • Education and Training in Human Resource
Development and Human
• Capital Planning
• INDIA ENERGY SECURITY
• SCENARIOS 2047
• • Energy Scenario building tool.
• • Develop energy pathways leading up to the
year 2047.
• • Suggest measures to shift energy patterns .
• • Reduced Import dependency for India.
• • Web Tool.
• SWACHH BHARAT MISSION
• • National Campaign by Government of India.
• • Officially Launched on 2 October 2014.
• • Cleanliness drive
• • Participation from 3 Million Government
employees , school and college
• students .
• Established by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru then in 1948 .
• • To assist displaced person from Pakistan.
• • Now utilized to render immediate relief to families of
those killed in natural
• calamities like Floods, Earthquakes, Tsunamis etc.
• • To victims of major accidents and riots.
• • Entirely Public Contribution.
• • No Budgetary support .
• • Corpus fund invested with banks.
SMART CITY MISSION

• • Basic Infrastructure
• • ‘Smart’ solutions to make infrastructure and
services better.
• • Area based development.
• • Clean & Sustainable environment.
• • Retrofitting, Redevelopment & Greenfield

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