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Submitted by on 23 January 2023
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Shri B.V.R. Subrahmanyam joined as Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog on 25.02.2023.

An Indian Administrative Service Officer of 1987 batch (Chhattisgarh cadre), Shri Subrahmanyam has held important assignments over the last three decades in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Jammu & Kashmir, along with a stint at The World Bank.

Dr VK Paul

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Dr. Vinod Paul served on the faculty of the Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, from 1985 to 2020, and was Head of the Department for nearly a decade. He is a globally recognised medical scientist and a public health exponent.

Prof. Ramesh Chand

Submitted by on 23 January 2023

Prof. Ramesh Chand is currently Member of NITI Aayog and Chairman of the Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi. He has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. He is Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and Indian Society of Agricultural Economics. He has been involved in policy formulation for agriculture sector for the last three decades. Prior to joining NITI Aayog, he was Director ICAR - National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, New Delhi.

Dr VK Saraswat

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Dr Vijay Kumar Saraswat is a distinguished scientist with vast experience in defence research—in both basic and applied sciences—spanning several decades. 

He retired as Secretary, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), after decades of government service. He holds a PhD from Osmania University and an ME degree from the Indian Institute of Science. 

Vice Chairperson

Submitted by on 20 January 2023

Shri Suman Bery is currently Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog, in the rank and status of a Cabinet Minister. An experienced policy economist and research administrator, Shri Bery took over as NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson from 1 May 2022. At the time of his appointment, Shri Bery was a Global Fellow in the Asia Programme of the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars in Washington D.C.; and a non-resident fellow at Bruegel, an economic policy research institution in Brussels. He was also a member of the Board of the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi.

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