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Governing Council Meeting Of NITI Aayog

Governing Council Meeting Of NITI Aayog:

The Prime Minister chaired the seventh meeting of the Governing Council (GC) of NITI Aayog.

Key Agenda:

  • Crop diversification and achieving self-sufficiency in pulses, oilseeds and other agri-commodities
  • Implementation of National Education Policy (NEP) in school Education,
  • Implementation of National Education Policy in higher education, and
  • Urban governance.

PM’s Address:

  • Every State played a crucial role according to its strength and contributed to India’s fight against Covid-19, leading India to emerge as an example for the developing nations to look up to as a global leader.
  • Each state should focus on promoting its 3Ts, Trade, Tourism, Technology, through every Indian Mission around the world.

NITI Aayog’s Governing Council:

  • It is the premier body trusted with developing a shared vision of national priorities and strategies with the active involvement of States and Union Territories.
  • It is a platform to discuss inter-sectoral, inter-departmental and federal issues.
  • It comprises:
    • The Prime Minister of India.
    • Chief Ministers of all the states and union territories with the legislature.
    • Lt Governors of other UTs.
    • Ex-Officio Members, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Full-Time Members, NITI Aayog.
    • Special Invitees.