Har­ish Ahuja joins task force set up by NITI Aayog

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Har­ish Ahuja, MD, Shahi Ex­ports, has be­come a mem­ber of the ‘heavy­weight group’ which is a task force, set up by NITI Aayog to pro­vide thrust to job cre­ation by en­hanc­ing ex­ports. This group is headed by NITI Aayog’s ViceChair­man Ra­jiv Ku­mar. It will sub­mit its report by Novem­ber, 2017. As per the me­dia re­ports, the task force will pro­pose a com­pre­hen­sive plan of ac­tion to gen­er­ate em­ploy­ment and al­le­vi­ate un­der­em­ploy­ment in both goods and ser­vices sec­tors and also low wages by boost­ing In­dia’s ex­ports in key labour-in­ten­sive in­dus­tries, as per its terms of ref­er­ence.

The other mem­bers of the task force are CEO, NITI Aayog, Sec­re­taries of the Depart­ment of Com­merce, Depart­ment of In­dus­trial Pol­icy and Pro­mo­tion, Depart­ment of Eco­nomic

Af­fairs and Min­istry of Tex­tiles, apart from Ra­jeev Kher,

For­mer Sec­re­tary, Depart­ment of Com­merce; Ajit Ranade,

Chief Econ­o­mist, Aditya Birla Group etc.

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