Parameswaran Iyer takes over as new Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog

New Delhi: Mr. Parameswaran Iyer today took charge as the new Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog. A 1981-batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, Mr. Iyer has worked with both the public and private sectors. He was Secretary in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in New Delhi from 2016 to 2020. Mr. Iyer spearheaded the implementation of the country’s flagship Swachh Bharat Mission, which successfully delivered access to safe sanitation to 550 million people.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Iyer said, he is honoured and humbled to have been given the incredible opportunity to serve the country again as CEO of NITI Aayog. He said, he is deeply grateful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for another chance to work under his leadership towards a transformed India.