Modi Planning: What the NITI Aayog Suggests about the Aspirations and Practices of the Modi Government

  title={Modi Planning: What the NITI Aayog Suggests about the Aspirations and Practices of the Modi Government},
  author={Mitu Sengupta},
  journal={South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies},
  pages={791 - 806}
  • Mitu Sengupta
  • Published 2 October 2015
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  • South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
On 1 January 2015, India's 64-year-old apex policy-making body, the Planning Commission, was replaced by a new institution, the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. While it is still too early to assess the NITI Aayog's impact on India's complex policy landscape, or the full extent of its social and political implications, the emerging architecture of the new institution provides valuable insights into the Modi government's economic policy priorities and preferred style of… 
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