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Niti Aayog suggests Finance Com for performance-based grants

New Delhi, Apr 15 (UNI) The NITI Aayog on Monday suggested the 15th Finance Commission for the award of performance-based grants for states or sectors.
Observing that richer states grew faster than poorer states, the NITI Aayog has made suggestions to the Commission on transfer of resources to states by the Centre.
The second meeting of the Finance Commission with the NITI Aayog held here in which its vice-chairman Rajeev Kumar, members, CEO and other senior officials, interacted with the Finance Commission led by chairman N K Singh.
The Aayog also listed out certain possible indicators for the consideration of the Commission, its made recommendations on Innovation and Transformation funds as well as on Medium Term Expenditure Framework.
Appreciating the suggestions of the Aayog, Mr Singh said there were concrete new thoughts and Commission would certainly examine the recommendations thoroughly.
The Chairman added that since NITI Aayog was an important and integral part of the Central Government, its recommendations must be part of the Central Government Memorandum to the Finance Commission.
The Members also exchanged views on the issues raised by the Aayog and discussed relevant issues like the Centrally Sponsored Schemes – which have now been made Co-terminus with the award period of the respective Finance Commission, conditionality/lack-of-conditionality of the horizontal, vertically and sector specific, and striking balance between performance grants and basic grants.
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Cigniti Tech Chairman receive ‘Corporate Leader of the Year’ award from Gadkari

21 Sep 2019 | 6:46 PM

Hyderabad, Sep 20 (UNI) Hyderabad-headquartered Cigniti Technologies Limited, a Global Leader in Independent Quality Engineering and Software Testing Services, has won the ‘Corporate Leader of the Year’ award at the 15th Indo-American Corporate Excellence (I-ACE) Awards held in Mumbai on Friday.

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19th India Design Summit – “Design for Social Sector” held

21 Sep 2019 | 5:32 PM

Panaji, Sep 21 (UNI) The 19’th India Design Summit began on Friday here focusing on social sector to deep dive in the sector specific aspects and applications of design.

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IOB raises Rs 500 cr through BASEL-III Tier-II bonds issue

21 Sep 2019 | 4:53 PM

Chennai, Sep 21 (UNI) The public sector Indian Overseas Bank (IOB)
has mobilized Rs 500 crores through its issue of Basel III Compliant
Tier II Bonds today.

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Bullion Market Closing Rates

21 Sep 2019 | 3:17 PM

Chennai, Sep 21 (UNI) Following is the bullion markets
closing rate here today.

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Sugar rates steady in Kolhapur market

21 Sep 2019 | 2:30 PM

Kolhapur, Sep 21 (UNI) The prices of M 30 and S 30 grades of sugar rates remained steady in Kolhapur sugar market on Saturday at Rs 3,280/3,300 and Rs 3,180/3,200 per quintal respectively.

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