PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council meeting tomorrow

| Updated: Apr 23, 2017 02:57 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the third meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on Sunday, during which action taken on decisions of the earlier two meetings of the Governing Council will be discussed in detail. NITI Aayog's Vice Chairman, Dr. Arvind Panagariya, will present a roadmap for the rapid transformation of India by outlining key aspects of the 15- year vision document, comprising the seven-year strategy document and the three-year action plan. A presentation on the roadmap of doubling farmers' income will be made by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. There will also be a presentation on Goods and Services Tax. The day-long meeting will be attended by Chief Ministers of different states among others. The first meeting of the Governing Council had laid down the key mandates of NITI Aayog like fostering cooperative federalism by addressing national issues through mutual cooperation between the Centre and States and monitoring important central schemes. The second meeting had outlined the substantial progress made by the three Sub-Groups of Chief Ministers and the two Task Forces one on elimination of poverty and other on agriculture development. (ANI)