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Business Economy 01 Sep 2017 Rajiv Kumar takes ch ...

Rajiv Kumar takes charge as Niti Aayog vice-chairman after Panagariya's exit

PTI
Published Sep 1, 2017, 11:03 am IST
Updated Sep 1, 2017, 1:12 pm IST
Kumar holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a PhD from Lucknow University.
Dr Rajiv Kumar took charge as the new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog. (Photo: Niti Ayog/Twitter)
 Dr Rajiv Kumar took charge as the new Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog. (Photo: Niti Ayog/Twitter)

New Delhi: Noted economist Rajiv Kumar todaytook over as the vice-chairman of government think tank Niti Aayog.

Kumar replaced Arvind Panagariya, an Indian-American economist who left the think tank on Thursday to return to academia.

 

Kumar was a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR). He holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a PhD from Lucknow University. Earlier, he had also served as Secretary General of industry association Ficci.

He was a member of the National Security Advisory Board between 2006 and 2008.

Kumar had also served as the chief economist of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and held senior positions in the Asian Development Bank, the Indian Ministry of Industries, and the Ministry of Finance.

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