CENTRAL GOVERNMENT SCHEMES
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI AAYOG)-2015
Launched: 01 January 2015
Main Objective: to foster involvement and participation in the economic policy-making process by the State Governments of India.
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) which replaced 65 year old Planning Commission will act more like a think tank or forum, in contrast with the Commission which imposed five-year-plans and allocated resources to hit set economic targets
ABOUT COMPLETE SCHEME
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) including Self-Employment and Talent Utilization (SETU) is Government of India’s endeavour to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Its objective is to serve as a platform for promotion of world-class Innovation Hubs, Grand Challenges, Start-up businesses and other self-employment activities, particularly in technology driven areas.
The Atal Innovation Mission shall have two core functions:
1. Entrepreneurship promotion through Self-Employment and Talent Utilization, wherein innovators would be supported and mentored to become successful entrepreneurs
2. Innovation promotion: to provide a platform where innovative ideas are generated
3. Atal Tinkering Labs
4. Atal Incubation Centers
5. Scale-up support to Established Incubators