We use cookies on this website to give you a better user experience. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more

ERIA Welcomes the Appointment of Dr Rajiv Kumar to NITI

Date:
7 August 2017
Category:
News
Topics:
ERIAGoverning Board

Share Article:

Print Article:

ERIA President, Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, would like to congratulate Dr Rajiv Kumar, a former Governing Board Member of ERIA, on his appointment as Vice-Chairman for the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, a high-level policy advisory body for the Government of India.

ERIA was honoured to have had Dr Kumar as a Governing Board Member from 2014 to 2016. Dr Kumar holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a Ph.D from Lucknow University.

The Governing Board is the decision-making body of ERIA and consists of the Secretary General of ASEAN and representatives from each of the 16 member countries, all of whom have backgrounds in academia, business, and policymaking. The Governing Board held its annual meeting this year on 9 June. Dr Ajit Ranade was appointed to replace Dr Kumar on the Board. 

Picture credit: The Hindu

Search ERIA.org

Latest Multimedia

Indonesia's ASEAN Chairmanship 2023 High-Level Policy Dialogue: ASEAN Digital Community 2045

ERIA Knowledge Lab Discusses Scaling Up Innovation and Digital Technology Ecosystem

Is ASEAN Ready for Electric Vehicles? | ASEAN Insights Podcast

Latest Publications

ASEAN Conference on Combating Plastic Pollution
plastic pollution, environment, marine, ASEAN
22 July 2024
Editor(s)/Author(s):
Ivana Suradja, Aulia Salsabella Suwarno, Reo Kawamura, Michikazu Kojima
In recent years, plastic pollution has emerged as a growing threat around the globe. To avoid[...]
19 July 2024
Editor(s)/Author(s):
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), a not-for-profit policy research[...]