Sanjaya Baru | Towards the Amrit Kaal’: A Boston Plan for Bharat

This Article First Appeared In The Deccan chronicle On Oct 30, 2023

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi wound up the Planning Commission and set up in its place an outfit called the National Institution for Transforming India (Niti), it was suggested that the Niti Aayog would devote its energy and intellect to think long term.

Over the past nine years, the Niti Aayog has had three high-profile economists as deputy chairpersons, two high-flying officers of the Indian Administrative Service as CEOs and has hired scores of consultants to assist in its endeavour to devise “transformative” policies for the so-called “Amrit Kaal”.

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