The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, attended an
interactive session with over 40 economists and other experts, organized by
NITI Aayog, on the theme “Economic Policy – The Road Ahead.”
During the session, participants shared their views on
various economic themes such as the macro-economy, agriculture and rural
development, employment, health and education, manufacturing and exports, urban
development, infrastructure and connectivity.
Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley thanked all the
participants for their thought-provoking suggestions, says the official
In his intervention, the Prime Minister thanked
various participants for their suggestions and observations, on various aspects
of the economy. In particular, he appreciated the quality of suggestions that
had come from various subject experts.
The meeting was attended by several Union Ministers
who look after economic subjects. The Vice Chairman NITI Aayog Shri Rajiv
Kumar, and senior officers from the Union Government and NITI Aayog were also