PM Modi approves reconstitution of NITI Aayog, appoints Rajiv Kumar as vice chairman
GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved reconstitution of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog and has renamed Rajiv Kumar as its vice chairman. The PM has also appointed Home Minister Amit Shah as an ex-officio member of NITI Aayog.
Here is the complete list of the members:
Chairperson- Prime Minister
Vice-Chairperson- Dr Rajiv Kumar
(i) V.K. Saraswat
(ii) Prof. Ramesh Chand
(iii) Dr V.K. Paul
(i) Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Defence
(ii) Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
(iii) Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and
Minister of Corporate Affairs
(iv) Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Minister of Rural Development; Minister of Panchayati Raj.
(i) Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
(ii) Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.
(iii) Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways; and
Minister of Commerce and Industry
(iv) Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Minister of State.