Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Gets Extension Till June 30, 2019

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension of Kant's tenure till June 30, 2019, the order issued by the personnel ministry said.

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Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Gets Extension Till June 30, 2019

Amitabh Kant was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Niti Aayog for a two-year term (File Photo)

New Delhi:  Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was on Monday given an extension till June 30 next year, according to an official order.

He was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of the government think tank on February 17, 2016 for a two-year term.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension of Kant's tenure till June 30, 2019, the order issued by the personnel ministry said.

Mr Kant is a 1980 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre.

Before taking over as the CEO of National Institution for Transforming India (Niti Aayog), he was Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion.

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