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Kumar takes charge as VC, Niti Aayog

Noted economist Rajiv Kumar today morning took over as the vice-chairman of government think tank Niti Aayog. He replaces Arvind Panagariya. Dr Kumar’s appointment was formally announced on August 5 after Pangariya made his decision official about not returning back to academics. Dr. Rajiv Kumar has DPhil in economics from…

Prabhu may replace Panagaria in Niti Ayog 

  Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu may be named as successor to Arvind Panagaria, the outgoing Vice Chairman of Niti Ayog, whose resignation is said to have been accepted following his desire to take up his old assignment at Columbia University, US. Though various newspapers have…

Panagariya calls for exclusive G20 Sherpa role

The outgoing Niti Aayog vice-chairman, Arvind Panagariya, has suggested to the government that the role of the Sherpa for G20 meetings be separated from the government think tank. In a letter to PM Narendra Modi, seeking permission to go back to his Columbia University teaching job, Panagariya said that to…

US job security makes Panagariya resign

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya on Tuesday resigned from his position. He said he has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to relieve him of his duties by August 31 as he was not getting an extension of leave from Columbia University. Panagariya said that about two months ago he informed the…

Panagariya’s thought wave creates ripples in PSUs

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya’s proposal to unbundle Coal India (CIL) has created unnecessary and avoidable uncertainties in the minds of top PSU executives who believe that though Panagariya’s recommendation contradicts the government’s stated goal of creating consolidated mega PSUs, it may be indicative of a new thinking in the…

UBI: Subramanian and Panagariya not on same page

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya aren’t on the same page on the issue of Universal Basic Income scheme, a proposal being advocated by Subramanian. Subramanian may explore the possibilities of such a scheme in the Economic Survey which, if accepted by the government,…

Latest DOPT orders: 26 Sept 2016 (05:40 pm)

S B Bhinde, Director (Tech), HOCL has been appointed as CMD, Hindustan Organic Chemicals Ltd ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————— S K Jain has been appointed as CMD, Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Nitin Chayande (ITS:1991), CVO, MOIL has been given the additional charge of CVO, Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd till December 31,…

Attend Arvind Panagriya’s Address ‘Without Fail’: Centre To IAS freshers

Days after 37 of the 172 newly-recruited IAS officers missed an interactive training session with NITI Aayog’s member Bibek Debroy and slapped show-cause notices, the DoPT has asked all freshers to attend “without fail” an address by NITI Aayog’s Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya scheduled for Thursday. The theme of Panagariya’s…

Search for RBI governor narrows down

As the search for a new RBI governor intensifies, the government’s options are getting limited. Indianmandarins has learnt that both Vijay Kelkar and Rakesh Mohan are not in a position to take up the job because of personal reasons. It is further learnt that no bureaucrat is anymore in the…

Bring more experts to government, says NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog batted for the old idea of inclusion of more experts in the government and placing the long-term vision and strategy documents in the public domain for extensive discussion at a meeting in New Delhi chaired by PM Narendra Modi. In its presentation, the Aayog also called for giving…

Arvind Panagariya may be named next RBI chief: Reports

Arvind Panagariya, NITI Aayog vice chairman, may be appointed the next Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chief, two television channels CNBC Awaaz and ABP News reported on Monday. The channels cited government sources who did not want to be named. A formal announcement could be made in the next 48…

Govt not to use poverty line for welfare schemes

  The government may not use the poverty line as the benchmark for selecting beneficiaries for government welfare programmes, despite a strong demand for it. The States as well as NITI Aayog believe that the line should be used only for tracing poverty and its reduction rather than using it…

Panagariya to take charge today

The first Vice-Chairman of the newly created ‘NITI Aayog’ Arvind Panagariya is expected to take charge today. With the landmark sing board of ‘Yojana Bhawan’ repainted as ‘NITI Aayog’ and refurbished room for Panagariya and Montek’s name plate replaced with the new occupant’s name have together firmed up the premise…

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