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Sindhushree Khullar Appointed New CEO of NITI Aayog

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The Government of India has appointed Sindhushree Khullar as the first CEO of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog. She was the former Planning Commission Secretary . Prime Minister Modi appointed economist Arvind Panagariya as NITI Aayog’s Vice-Chairman.  The Chairman post is hold by the Prime Minister himself.

Mrs Khullar is a retired IAS officer ans she has been appointed on contract basis for a period of one year from January 1.

The other members appointed by Prime Minister Modi in NITI Aayog include,

Full-time Members.

  • Economist Bibek Debroy.
  • Former DRDO Chief V K Saraswat.

Ex-Officio members

  • Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
  • Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
  • Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu.
  • Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.

Special Invitees

  • Union Roads and National Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.
  • Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Zubin Irani.
  • Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot .