Opinion | NITI Aayog 2.0 should be built on the idea of fiscal federalism
Rahul Gandhi wants to scrap the NITI Aayog and revert to the Planning Commission it replaced, but this is inadvisable
The Congress has sparked a firestorm of debate ever since it said it would offer a guaranteed basic income to the 50 million families at the bottom of the Indian income pyramid. Another election promise has received less attention, for obvious reasons. Congress president Rahul Gandhi has said that he will scrap the NITI Aayog if his party comes back to power, and bring back the Planning Commission.