Centre appoints Arvind Virmani as full-time member of NITI Aayog

Centre appoints Arvind Virmani as full-time member of NITI Aayog

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: November 18 2022

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  • Former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Virmani has been appointed as a full-time member of NITI Aayog, which is the apex public policy think tank of the Central government.
  • The other existing Members of NITI Aayog are VK Saraswat, Ramesh Chand and VK Paul. 
  • While Suman Bery is the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, Parameswaran is the incumbent CEO of the think tank.
  • Virmani was Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry from 2007-09. He was Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) till end 2012.
  • He served as a member of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on monetary policy from February 2013 to August 2016.
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