BVR Subrahmanyam appointed as new CEO of NITI Aayog.

  • BVR Subrahmanyam has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NITI Aayog.
  • The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment for a period of two years from the date of assumption of office.
  • BVR Subrahmanyam will replace Parameswaran Iyer.
  • Parameswaran Iyer has been appointed as the Executive Director, World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC, USA.

About BVR Subrahmanyam :

  • Subrahmanyam Born in Andhra Pradesh, Subrahmanyam holds a management degree from the London Business School.
  • Subrahmanyam is a 1987-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.
  • In 2022, he was appointed as chairman and managing director, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) on contract basis for a period of two years after his superannuation on 30th September.
  • Subrahmanyam worked in the PMO between 2004–2008 & 2012-2015, serving under both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh & Narendra Modi.
  • The IAS officer was appointed as the chief secretary of Jammu & Kashmir. During his tenure, the Centre scrapped J&K’s special status and bifurcated it into 2 union territories.

What is NITI Aayog?

NITI Aayog is the premier ‘think tank’ of the Government of India which provides directional and policy inputs. NITI Aayog designs strategic, long-term policies and programs for the Government of India, as well as provides appropriate technical advice to the Center and the States.

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