Rajiv Kumar Current Affairs, GK & News

ECI Announcement on Presidential Election 2022

Chief Election Commissioner, Rajiv Kumar, recently announced the schedule for President Election 2022. What is the date of Presidential Election? Voting for Presidential Election will be held on July 18, 2022 while votes will be counted on July 21, 2022. The tenure of current President Ram Nath Kovind is set to end on July 24, ..

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Rajiv Kumar: New Chief Election Commissioner of India

From May 15th, 2022, Rajiv Kumar, the current Election Commissioner (EC), will take over as the next Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). This announcement was made by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice. Who is the current Chief Election Commissioner (CEC)? Sushil Chandra is the incumbent Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) who will demit his office ..

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Suman Bery – New Vice-chairperson of NITI Aayog

The central government appointed economist Suman Bery as the vice-chairman of NITI Aayog after Rajiv Kumar resigned from the post on 22nd April 2022. Overview: Kumar had been appointed as the vice-chairperson of NITI Aayog five years ago. The cabinet committee had accepted Rajiv Kumar’s resignation and appointed Suman Bery as NITI Aayog’s full-time member ..

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Rajiv Kumar appointed as new Finance Secretary of India

Rajiv Kumar, a 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Jharkhand cadre, has been appointed the new Finance Secretary. He succeeded Subhash Chandra Garg, who is currently the power secretary. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the designation of Kumar as the new Finance Secretary. The finance secretary ..

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2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue held in New Delhi

On 10th July 2019, the 2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) was held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog. The meeting was focused on six core areas of cooperation viz. Development of Transport Infrastructure and Technologies; Development of Agriculture and Agro-Processing sector; Small and Medium Business support; ..

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Rajiv Kumar appointed as vice chairman of NITI Aayog

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently reconstituted the federal policy think-tank National Institution of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog by introducing key Cabinet ministers as members as ex-officio members. Defence minister Rajnath Singh, Home minister Amit Shah, Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar are now ex-officio members of the think tank that ..

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