Tag: Rajiv Kumar

Niti Aayog unveils ‘Vision 2035’ for public health surveillance

NEW DELHI:Amid Covid-19 crisis, the NITI Aayog on Monday released a white paper by the name of ‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India with the vision’. Among many of its goals are to make India’s public health surveillance system more responsive and predictive to enhance preparedness for action at all level. The Citizen-friendly public […]

Government to provide production-linked incentives to more sectors: Niti Aayog

NEW DELHI: The government of India will introduce the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for more sectors to boost domestic manufacturing, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Friday. Addressing a virtual event organised by industry body FICCI, Kumar also highlighted the government’s efforts to push electric mobility or e-mobility in the country. He said […]

Former Finance Secretary Rajiv Kumar appointed as new Election Commissioner

NEW DELHI: Retired bureaucrat Rajiv Kumar was appointed the election commissioner on Friday in place of Ashok Lavasa, who has resigned. President Ram Nath Kovind cleared Kumar’s appointment with effect from the date of his assuming office. Kumar’s appointment is in place of Lavasa, who resigned with effect from August 31. Kumar, a retired 1984-batch […]

Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed finance secretary

NEW DELHI: Revenue Secretary A B P Pandey was on Tuesday designated as the finance secretary, according to a Personnel Ministry order. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved designating Pandey, a 1984 batch IAS officer of Maharashtra cadre, as finance secretary, it said. The vacancy was necessitated following the superannuation of Rajiv Kumar, […]

Rajiv Kumar appointed Finance Secretary after Subhash Garg’s exit

NEW DELHI: Rajiv Kumar, currently serving as Financial Services Secretary, was on Tuesday designated as the new Finance Secretary. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the designation of Kumar as the new Finance Secretary, according to an official order. Kumar is a 1984 batch IAS officer of Jharkhand […]

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