Tag: Amitabh Kant

Niti Aayog unveils ‘Vision 2035’ for public health surveillance

NEW DELHI:Amid Covid-19 crisis, the NITI Aayog on Monday released a white paper by the name of ‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India with the vision’. Among many of its goals are to make India’s public health surveillance system more responsive and predictive to enhance preparedness for action at all level. The Citizen-friendly public […]

PLI scheme to give $520 billion boost to manufacturing sector in 5 years: Amitabh Kant

NEW DELHI: The government of India’s production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for key sectors has the potential to add $520 billion worth of manufacturing in the next five years, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Saturday. Recently, the government of India (Centre) had announced the PLI scheme with a budgetary support of $26 billion. Addressing […]

India scaling up production of active pharmaceutical ingredients: Amitabh Kant

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: India, a global hub for generic drugs, has launched a new scheme to boost production of active pharmaceutical ingredients that are greatly dependent on the Chinese supply chain, according to NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. Speaking at the 14th Annual BioPharma and Healthcare Summit, he said India is now gearing […]

China should do more investment in India than focussing on exports: Amitabh Kant

NEW DELHI: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Friday urged the Chinese firms to raise their funding in Indian start-ups and said instead of focusing on exports to India they should look for raising their investments. The Chinese companies should catch up in terms of investing more in India, he said. “China remains the 17th […]

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