Harish Ahuja joins task force set up by NITI Aayog
Harish Ahuja, MD, Shahi Exports, has become a member of the ‘heavyweight group’ which is a task force, set up by NITI Aayog to provide thrust to job creation by enhancing exports. This group is headed by NITI Aayog’s ViceChairman Rajiv Kumar. It will submit its report by November, 2017. As per the media reports, the task force will propose a comprehensive plan of action to generate employment and alleviate underemployment in both goods and services sectors and also low wages by boosting India’s exports in key labour-intensive industries, as per its terms of reference.
The other members of the task force are CEO, NITI Aayog, Secretaries of the Department of Commerce, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Department of Economic
Affairs and Ministry of Textiles, apart from Rajeev Kher,
Former Secretary, Department of Commerce; Ajit Ranade,
Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group etc.