BVR Subrahmanyam appointed new CEO of NITI Aayog
The National Institution for Transforming India is a public policy think tank. It succeeded Planning Commission in 2015. The council has all the chief ministers of the state and Lieutenant Governors of UTs. Apart from them, there are temporary members such as four ex-officio members, a CEO, and three part-time members. All the temporary members including the CEO are appointed by the Prime Minister. Recently, PM Modi appointed BVR Subrahmanyam as the new CEO of NITI Ayog.
Why a new CEO?
The previous CEO of NITI Aayog, Parameshwaran Iyer has been appointed as the Executive Director of the World Bank. And so, Mr Subrahmanyam is moving to his place.
About BVR Subrahmanyam
He served as the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir. He was a 1987 IAS officer from the Chhattisgarh cadre. He served as the private secretary of Mr Manmohan Singh during his reign from 2004 to 2008.
He was kept in the loop during the entire bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir.
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