Mr. Amitabh Kant is presently posted as CEO, NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India). He was till recently Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). Amitabh Kant is a member of the Indian Administrative Service, IAS (Kerala Cadre: 1980 Batch). He has been a key driver of “Make in India”, Startup India, “Incredible India” and “God’s Own Country” campaigns which positioned and branded India and Kerala State as leading tourism destinations.
Amitabh Kant has worked as Chairman & CEO, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corporation, CMD - ITDC, Joint Secretary – Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Secretary - Tourism, Govt. of Kerala, MD, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation, District Collector, Kozikhode and MD, Matsyafed.