Niti Aayog: Introduction, Composition, Objectives, Guiding Principles and Initiatives

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  • NITI stands for National Institution for Transforming India

  • It was established on 1st January , 2015

  • Neither a Constitutional nor a statutory body

  • It is the policy “Think Tank “ of Government of India

  • Promotes the concept of Cooperative Federalism

Functions on two pillars:

  • Team India Hub

  • Knowledge and Innovation Hub


  • Chairperson

  • Governing Council

  • Regional Councils

  • Special Invitees

  • Full Time Organizational Framework

    • Vice Chairperson

    • Members

    • Part Time Members

    • Ex Officio Members

    • Chief Executive Officer


  • To evolve a vision of National Development

  • To foster Cooperative Federalism

  • To develop plans for villages

  • To pay attention to weaker sections of society

  • To design strategic policy

  • To create knowledge, innovational and entrepreneurial system

  • A platform for resulting inter sectoral issues

  • To maintain a state of the art resource center

  • To monitor and evaluate implementation of plans

  • To focus on technology upgradation

  • To undertake activities for National Development

Guiding Principles

  • Antyodaya

  • Inclusion

  • Villages

  • Demographical dividend

  • People’s participation

  • Governance

  • sustainability

Guiding Principles

Guiding Principles

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  • Measuring performance and restricting states on outcomes in critical sectors

  • sustainable Action for Transform Hunan capital (SATH)

  • Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat

  • Development support services to states (DSSS) for development of Infrastructure

  • Public Private Partnership in health

  • Resolution of pending issues of States with central ministries

  • State human development reports

  • transforming of 115 identified aspirational Districts.