ARVIND PANAGARIYA IS APPOINTED AS VICE CHAIRMAN OF NITI AAYOG
Arvind Panagariya, a 64 years old economist is appointed as Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog. Arvind Panagariya holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Princeton University.
He is a renowned economist and has been associated with Columbia University. Panagariya has also served Asian Development Bank as Chief economist and also worked for the World Bank.
As Indian government led by Mr. Narendra Modi already announced that the existing Planning Commission will be replaced by the NITI (National Institution for Transforming India ) with the aim of providing the policies that fit in the today’s requirement of the country and will also possess more power for the apt implementation of these policies.