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Achievements In The Year 2018-19

Dashboard on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Grameen (PMAY-G)

NITI Aayog has developed Monthly & Quarterly Dashboard on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Grameen (PMAY-G) and Quarterly Dashboard on Deendayal Antyodya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM), to monitor and fast track the progress of housing sector and rural livelihood mission. The monthly dashboard on PMAY-G is under direct supervision of Prime Minister’s office.

 

Working Groups on Sustainable Development in the Mountains of Indian Himalayan Region

NITI Aayog constituted five thematic Working Groups on Sustainable Development in the Mountains of Indian Himalayan Region in 2017.  The Working Groups were namely: (i) Inventory and Revival of Springs in Himalayas for Water Security, (ii) Sustainable Tourism in Indian Himalayan Region, (iii) Shifting Cultivation: Towards Transformation Approach, (iv) Strengthening Skill & Entrepreneurship (E&S) Landscape in Himalayas and (v) Data/Information for Informed Decision Making. The reports of the Working Groups along with the Summary Report on Sustainable Development in the Mountains of Indian Himalayan Region were released in August 2018 by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, Dr. V. K. Saraswat, Member and Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog. The reports are uploaded on the NITI’s website.

 

On the basis of the Recommendations of Five thematic Working Group Reports, NITI Aayog has constituted ‘Himalayan State Regional Council’ for Sustainable Development in Indian Himalayan Region on 9th November 2018 to review the implementation of  the identified action points based on the Reports. Dr. V. K. Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog will Chair the Council. The Chief Secretaries of the 12 Himalayan States, Secretaries of M/o Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, M/o Environment, Forest and Climate Change, M/o Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, M/o Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, M/o  Tourism, D/o Rural Development, Land Resources and Science and Technology, VC and MD of  Telangana Forest Development Corporation, Government of Telangana, Director General, ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal and Advisers of NITI Aayog will be part of the Council.

 

The Council will be the nodal agency for sustainable development in the Himalayan Region and will monitor the implementation of action points for Central Ministries, institutions and the l2 Himalayan State Governments in IHR. It will also monitor finance related matters and will have the power to co-opt other members as deemed fit to best suit the overall objective of the Sustainable Development of IHR.