Panagariya quits, Kumar new NITI Aayog V-C
Noted economist Dr Rajiv Kumar has taken over as the new vice-chairman of the NITI Aayog. Dr Kumar, who was earlier a senior fellow of the New Delhi-based Centre for Policy Research, has replaced Arvind Panagariya at the NITI Aayog. Mr Panagariya had earlier said that he had discussed with Prime
Minister Narendra Modi, who is also its chairman, and requested Mr Modi to relieve him of his duties by August 31 as he was not getting an extension of leave from the Columbia University.