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    DIPP secretary Amitabh Kant appointed Niti Aayog CEO


    , Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the (NITI) Aayog.

    He will take over his new assignment after his retirement in February-end. The competent authority has approved the appointment of Kant, a 1980-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Kerala cadre, as CEO of NITI Aayog, after his superannuation in February-end, an order issued by the department of personnel and training said.

    “The terms and conditions of his appointment as CEO, NITI Aayog, will be conveyed in due course,” it said.

    Kant, 59, has been appointed in place of former IAS officer Sindhushree Khullar, who was appointed as the first CEO of NITI Aayog, a body that replaced the Planning Commission, for a fixed one-year term beginning 1 January last year.