National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)

National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)

👉🏻  The NITI Aayog was formed on January 1, 2015. In Sanskrit, the word “NITI” means morality, behaviour, guidance, etc. But, in the present context, it means policy and the NITI stands for “National Institution for Transforming India”

👉🏻 The NITI Aayog’s creation has two hubs called “Team India Hub” and “Knowledge and Innovation Hub”.

👉🏻 Team India: It leads to the participation of Indian states with the central government.

👉🏻 The Knowledge and Innovation Hub: it builds the institution’s think tank capabilities.

Objectives of NITI Aayog

👉🏻 The active participation of States in the light of national objectives and to provide a framework ‘national agenda’.

👉🏻  To promote cooperative federalism through well-ordered support initiatives and mechanisms with the States on an uninterrupted basis.

👉🏻 To construct methods to formulate a reliable strategy at the village level and aggregate these gradually at higher levels of government.

👉🏻 An economic policy that incorporates national security interests.

👉🏻 To pay special consideration to the sections of the society that may be at risk of not profiting satisfactorily from economic progress.

👉🏻 To propose strategic and long-term policy and programme frameworks and initiatives, and review their progress and their effectiveness.

👉🏻 To grant advice and encourage partnerships between important stakeholders and national-international Think Tanks, as well as educational and policy research institutions.

👉🏻 To generate knowledge, innovation, and entrepreneurial support system through a shared community of national and international experts, etc.

👉🏻 To provide a platform for resolution of inter-sectoral and inter-departmental issues to speed up the accomplishment of the progressive agenda.

👉🏻 To preserve a state-of-the-art Resource Centre, be a repository of research on good governance and best practices in sustainable and equitable development as well as help their distribution to participants.

👉🏻 To effectively screen and assess the implementation of programmes and initiatives, including the identification of the needed resources to strengthen the likelihood of success.

👉🏻 To pay attention to technology improvement and capacity building for the discharge of programs and initiatives.

👉🏻 To undertake other necessary activities to the implementation of the national development agenda, and the objectives.


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