Economist Rajiv Kumar to Be New Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog

  • Economist Dr. Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the new vice-chairman of the government think tank NITI Aayog.
  • Present vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya had stepped down earlier this month.
  • Dr. Kumar, who holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a Ph.D from Lucknow University, has served as director and chief executive of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), and has earlier worked with the Asian Development Bank.
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