ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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From the Planning Commission to the NITI Aayog

The transition from the Planning Commission to the Niti Aayog reflects the completion of the transition from a state professing anti-imperialism to a neo-liberal state.Niti Aayog will oversee a greater centralisation of powers in the central government, and with the abolition of the National Development Council and its replacement by regional councils, the limited say the states had on policies and the flow of funds stands further eroded. In short, the constraints on state governments will be tightened rather than loosened in theNiti Aayog era.

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