According to a government announcement, Parameswaran Iyer has been given the position of chief executive officer (CEO) of NITI Aayog. This news was announced in NEW DELHI. He has previously served as the Secretary for Drinking Water and Sanitation. He had resigned from the office in July last year.
According to the announcement issued by the government, his term will begin on June 30 following the conclusion of the current CEO Amitabh Kant’s term.
According to the notification, “The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Parameswaran Iyer, lAS (UP:81), Retd. as chief executive officer, NITI Aayog vice Shri Amitabh Kant upon completion of his tenure on 30.06.2022, for a period of two years or until further orders, whichever is earlier on the same terms and conditions as were applicable in respect of Shri Amitabh Kant.” This will take place upon the completion of
Iyer had left the Indian Administrative Service on a voluntary basis in 2009 and retired from that position. In addition to that, he has experience working for the United Nations as a senior rural water and sanitation specialist.