Government of India has reconstituted NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, the planning arm of the government. According to an official statement released Thursday (June 6), Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has approved the re-constitution of NITI Aayog as follows:
Chairperson – Narendra Modi
Vice-Chairperson – Dr. Rajiv Kumar
Prof. Ramesh Chand
Dr. V.K. Paul
Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Defence
Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs
Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways
Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry
Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Earlier, NITI Aayog had unveiled its national Strategy for New India, which defines the objectives to be achieved by 2022-23.
It is a detailed document across 41 crucial areas that recognizes the progress already made, identifies binding constraints, and suggests the way forward for achieving the clearly stated objectives.
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