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Sunday, 6 August 2017

Economist Rajiv Kumar to be new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog


Noted economist Rajiv Kumar will be the next Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog, which is a think-tank that replaced the Planning Commission. He will succeed Arvind Panagariya, who had recently quit as Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog.

Meanwhile, the Centre has also appointed Vinod Paul, a Paediatrician at AIIMS, as a member of NITI Aayog.

Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • PM Narendra Modi is present Chairperson of NITI Aayog.
  • NITI Aayog or the National Institution for Transforming India is a Government of India policy think-tank to replace the Planning Commission.
Source- The Hindu Business Line


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