Economist Rajiv Kumar took over as the vice-chairman of government think tank NITI Aayog. Mr. Kumar replaced Arvind Panagariya, an Indian-American economist who left the think tank to return to academia.
Mr. Kumar was a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR). He was a member of the National Security Advisory Board between 2006 and 2008.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Amitabh Kant is the CEO of NITI Aayog.
- NITI stands for National Institution for Transforming India.
Source- The Hindu