Niti Aayog Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Amitabh Kant was on Tuesday given one-year extension till June 2022, according to a Personnel Ministry order. This is a third extension for the 65-year-old civil servant in the post.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension in tenure of Kant for a further period of one year beyond June 30, 2021 i.e upto June 30, 2022 or until further orders, read a Personnel Ministry order
He was appointed as the CEO of the National Institution for Transforming India (Niti Aayog) on February 17, 2016, for a fixed two-year term.
Kant was later given an extension till June 30, 2019.
His term was further extended for two years, till this month end, in June 2019.
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