An IAS officer who has remained professional through and through, and has done yeoman service in a variety of departments. Awarded for a lifetime of work as he begins his new stint as CEO of NITI Aayog.
One of India's best-known and most competent bureaucrats, Mr. Kant has blossomed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure, leading important initiatives as the country moves ahead into the 21st century. His efforts have worked to improve the Indian tourism industry and push the #MakeInIndia project. We wish him great luck for his future endeavours, for he has many years ahead of him!