Dr. Suman K Berry has been appointed as new Deputy Chairman of NITI Aayog. He will take over as the Deputy Chairman of NITI Aayog from the 1st of next month. The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions said in an order that Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Deputy Chairman of NITI Aayog, will be relieved of his post on 30th of this month.
Dr. Suman K Berry had earlier served as the Director General of the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) in New Delhi. NCAER is one of the leading independent non-profit policy research institutes in the country.
He also served as a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, the National Statistical Commission and the Reserve Bank of India’s Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy.