In this Bloomberg Quint article, Shankar Aiyar, visiting fellow at the IDFC institute explains how it is imperative to reform the mandate of NITI Aayog, to ensure it can have a considerable policy impact in the country
"It is true that the evolution of an institution is a process that needs time. Equally true is the fact that a hundred and four weeks is a reasonable enough time to define identity and establish a locus inside the Leviathan. The NITI Aayog has struggled to define itself and therefore register its presence. The NITI Aayog cannot be just any think tank. It is mandated to be the National Institution for Transforming India. And it needs transformation to deliver transformation."
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