NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets two-year extension up to June 2021 as Cabinet’s appointments panel gives nod


New Delhi: Amitabh Kant was on Wednesday given a two-year extension as chief govt officer (CEO) of the NITI Aayog, an official order mentioned.

 NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant gets two-year extension up to June 2021 as Cabinets appointments panel gives nod

A file picture of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant. PTI

The appointments committee of the Cupboard has accredited the extension of Kant’s tenure for an extra interval of two years past 30 June 2019, which is as much as 30 June 2021, on the identical phrases and circumstances, the personnel ministry mentioned within the order.

He was appointed because the CEO of the federal government think-tank on 17 February 2016, for a hard and fast two-year time period.

Kant was later given an extension until 30 June 2019.

Earlier than taking on because the CEO of Nationwide Establishment for Remodeling India (NITI Aayog), he was secretary, Division of Industrial Coverage and Promotion (DIPP), which has been rechristened because the Division for Promotion of Trade and Inside Commerce.


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