Subramaniam as new CEO of NITI Aayog.. Parameswaran Iyer transferred to World Bank

Former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer BVR Subramaniam has been appointed as the new CEO of NITI Aayog. He will take over from Parameswaran Iyer, who has been appointed as the Executive Director (ED) of the World Bank. Subramaniam is a 1987 batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre. After his retirement on September 30, he was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (MD) of India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) on a two-year contract.

According to the order issued by the Ministry of Personnel on Monday, the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the appointment of Subramaniam. He was appointed for a period of two years from the date of assumption of office. Subramaniam held several administrative positions. Also served as Personal Secretary to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Iyer, who served as the CEO of NITI Aayog, was appointed as Executive Director at the World Bank headquarters for three years. A government order said that Iyer would be appointed in place of 1988 batch IAS officer Rajesh Khullar after he was sent back to Haryana. Iyer was appointed as the CEO of NITI Aayog on June 24, 2022 for a two-year term. In another order.. Rajesh Roy has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the public sector ITI Limited for a period of five years. Roy is currently the General Manager of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL).

Who is Subramaniam?

Subramaniam hails from Andhra Pradesh and holds an engineering degree. He also holds a management degree from London Business School. From 2004 to 2006 he was Private Secretary to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He returned to the PMO in 2012 after spending some time at the World Bank. Worked in PMO till 2015. After that they returned to Chhattisgarh.

He first became Principal Secretary. Later he was appointed as Additional Chief Secretary (Home). In 2018, Subramaniam was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir. During his tenure, the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was canceled and the state was divided into two Union Territories. According to PTI, Subramaniam was among the few officials who had firsthand knowledge of the Centre’s decision regarding Jammu and Kashmir. Later he also worked as Commerce Secretary.


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