Rajiv Kumar is an Indian economist and is currently the vice-chairman of the NITI Aayog. He is the chancellor of the Gokhale Institute of Economics and Politics in Pune and founding director of Pahle India Foundation, a non-profit research organisation that specialises in policy-oriented research and analysis. Kumar is the writer of several books on India’s economy and national security. He is an economic columnist for major Indian publications and is a speaker on the Indian political economy.
As the Congress' social media cell took to splash it, Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari in a news conference attacked the government claiming that more than three crore jobs were at risk. DNA - Published
The chief minister has refused to attend the meeting of Niti Aayog to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying it is "fruitless" as the body has no financial powers to support state plans. DNA - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday cleared the reconstitution of National Institution for Transforming India (Niti) Aayog and retained economist Rajiv Kumar as its vice-chairman. However, Bibek.. IndiaTimes - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved reconstitution of policy think tank Niti Aayog, renaming Rajiv Kumar as its vice chairman and appointing Union home minister Amit Shah as ex-officio.. IndiaTimes - Published
The government is committed to take new reform initiatives to accelerate economic growth, increase private investment and modernise agriculture sector, Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.. DNA - Published