Question :

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the 16th Finance Commission by the Central Government?


A) Shaktikanta Das
B) Raghuram Rajan
C) Arvind Panagariya
D) Alok Gandhi

Answer : C

Description :


The Central Government appointed former Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya as the Chairman of the 16th Finance Commission. IAS officer Ritwik Ranjanam Pandey has been appointed Secretary of the Commission. Last month, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had approved the 16th Finance Commission. The Finance Commission is constituted under Article 280 of the Constitution of India.


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