New Delhi: Vice chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya on Monday launched the new website of the aayog here, almost five months after archiving the website of the erstwhile Planning Commission, a statement said.

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog had replaced the Planning Commission on January 1, 2015.

The beta version of the website, which can be accessed on url http://www.niti.gov.in, provides details of the constitution, functions and current activities of the aayog.

“The website has a unique feature of NITI Blogs, which will incorporate articles, field reports, work in progress and opinions by NITI officials,” it said.

The launch was attended by Chief Executive of NITI Aayog Sindhushree Khullar and members Bibek Debroy and V.K. Saraswat, the statement added.

NITI Aayog has been designated to serve as a policy think-tank for the central as well as state governments, and has the prime minister as its chairperson.