Gig workforce to grow threefold to 23.5 million by FY30

Stating that the future of work is rapidly changing, the Niti Aayog has estimated India’s gig workforce will grow more than three-fold to 23.5 million by FY30 from 7.7 million in FY21. Construction, manufacturing, transportation and logistics would be the four prime sectors driving such jobs. “It is estimated that in 2020-21, 7.7 million workers … Read more

AIM hopes to achieve its goal of establishing 10,000 ATLs in schools in the next three months

Niti Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission is hopeful to achieve its goal of establishing 10,000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) in schools across the country in the next three months, its mission director Chintan Vaishnav has stated. “In the next three months, we are hopeful of achieving the goal of establishing 10,000 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs),” he … Read more

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar to step down

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar has stepped down from his post, officials confirmed to Business Today on Friday. However, an official statement is awaited, as well as the name of Kumar’s replacement. Dr Kumar has been the VC of the government think tank since September 2017. Apart from that, he also serves as the Chancellor … Read more

Rajiv Kumar quits as Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman

Rajiv Kumar has stepped down as Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman, reports PTI quoting sources. The reason behind his move could not be immediately ascertained. Rajiv Kumar, an eminent economist, took over as Vice-Chairman of Niti Aayog in August 2017 after the then VC Arvind Panagariya exited the government think-tank to return to academics. Kumar holds a … Read more

India on cusp of major economic recovery: Niti Aayog VC

India is on the cusp of a major economic recovery and talks of possible stagflation are “overhyped” as a strong economic foundation is being laid with the reforms carried out by the government over the last seven years, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Sunday . Notwithstanding economic uncertainties triggered by the Russia-Ukraine … Read more