NITI Aayog has proposed a regulatory framework for electric mobility even as it forecasts electric two-wheelers sales in India to jump to 22.01 million by 2031 as against 0.23 million in 2021 if demand incentives continue beyond 2024 and battery cost reduces while the power goes up due to significant improvement in technology.
The State Energy & Climate Index (SECI) Round I ranks the states’ performance on 6 parameters, namely, (1) DISCOM’s Performance (2) Access, Affordability and Reliability of Energy (3) Clean Energy Initiatives (4) Energy Efficiency (5) Environmental Sustainability; and (6) New Initiatives.
A Niti Aayog report has said that about 65 per cent of hospital beds in the country cater to almost 50 per cent of the population and stressed that the number of beds must be increased by at least 30 per cent to ensure equitable access to healthcare facilities for people.
NITI Aayog, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and RMI India released a report, titled ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India’, which outlines the importance of priority-sector recognition for retail lending in the electric mobility ecosystem.
Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana emerged among the best three performers in terms of overall performance according to the Niti Aayog’s health index while Uttar Pradesh topped the table on incremental performance despite being at the bottom.
Chandigarh ranked fourth among eight Union Territories (UTs) with 5.97 percent of city’s population under Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) — a new index that is based on health, education, standard of living.
Shimla tops the list of cities scoring highest on urban Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) index. Coimbatore and Chandigarh were at second and third position in the ranking of urban SDG index launched by NITI Aayog, Nov 23, 2021
Home-based care has emerged as an important pillar of pandemic management. Various home care best practices included in this document provided holistic support to patients and their families. Home-based care is a low-cost model and can reach many people at the same time with the help of digital tools such as telemedicine/call centres/apps etc.