Q. The government aims to “transforming the development agenda of India” as its objective, which of the following institution is helping to realize this objective?

[A] NITI Aayog

[B] Election Commission

[C] Finance Commission

[D] Inter u2013 State Council

Answer: A

Explanation: The government aims at ‘transforming the development agenda of India’ with the help of the NITI Aayog and has given a slogan, ‘from planning to NITI’.

  • India has undergone a paradigm shift over the past six decades—politically, economically, socially, technologically as well as demographically.
  • The role of the government in national development has seen a parallel evolution.
  • Keeping with these changing times, the government decided to set up the NITI Aayog as a means to better serve the needs and aspirations of the people of India.

Source: TMH Ramesh Singh