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'Go getter' in the thinktank: Meet BVR Subrahmanyam, CEO, NITI Aayog

The 1987 batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre took over as the commerce secretary at a time when India was still grappling with the second wave of Covid-19

BVR Subrahmanyam, CEO, NITI Aayog

BVR Subrahmanyam, CEO, NITI Aayog

Shreya Nandi New Delhi
The unexpected announcement of retired bureaucrat BVR Subrahmanyam’s appointment as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the government’s go-to policy think tank NITI Aayog came as a surprise to many but not to officials who worked closely with him.

Considering what he delivered during his year-long stint before his retirement as the commerce secretary in September, the corridors of power in New Delhi were abuzz with talks of his appointment in a government role of “utmost significance”. That apart, his closeness with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is not unknown.

Subrahmanyam will replace Parameswaran Iyer, whose term lasted just about

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First Published: Feb 24 2023 | 7:33 PM IST

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