Planning Commission: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Arvind Panagariya takes charge as Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog

Published: January 13, 2015

Eminent Economist Arvind Panagariya has taken charge as first Vice-Chairman of the newly-created National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog on 13 January 2015. After taking charges, he was briefed about newly created NITI Aayog by its CEO Sindhushree Khuallar and other senior officials. About Arvind Panagariya He is an Indian-American economist and Professor of Economics ..

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Sindhushree Khullar appointed as Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog

Published: January 10, 2015

Appointment Committee of the Cabinet has appointed senior bureaucrat Sindhushree Khullar as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NITI Aayog. She will serve in the post for one year starting from 1st January. She is 1975-batch officer of the Indian Administrative Service’s (IAS) Union Territories cadre. She had retired from the service in March 2013. ..

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​Eminent Economist Arvind Panagariya appointed as NITI Aayog vice-chairman

Published: January 5, 2015

Eminent free-market economist Arvind Panagariya has been appointed as Vice-chairman of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. NITI Aayog is established by government to function as both a think tank and a policy forum and replaces decades year old Planning Commission. As a vice chairman, he will play a pivotal role in coordinating economic ..

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Union Government renames Planning Commission as 'Neeti Ayog'

Published: January 1, 2015

Union government has renamed Planning commission as National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. The renaming of the Planning Commission is being seen as the first step towards replacing it with a new-age institution. Key Facts about  National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog It will serve as a ‘Think Tank’ of the government i.e. ..

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PM Modi indicates creation of a new body to replace Planning Commission

Published: August 15, 2014

During his speech on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a radical measure to replace the Planning Commission with a new body in a short span of time. Mr. Modi said the new institution would foster cooperative federalism, facilitate Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and help tackle the new economic challenges the faced by country in ..

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