N. K. Singh (Nand Kishore Singh) is an Indian politician, economist and former Indian Administrative Service officer. He is a senior member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since March 2014 after having served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha (2008-2014) for Bihar from the Janata Dal (United).He has been a senior bureaucrat, Member of Planning Commission (Govts think tank; later replaced with NITI Aayog) and handled assignments of Union Expenditure and Revenue Secretary and Additional Secretary Economic Affairs connected with International organisations like World Bank, IMF and UNDP. He was also Officer on Special Duty to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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  • N. K. Singh (Nand Kishore Singh) is an Indian politician, economist and former Indian Administrative Service officer. He is a senior member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since March 2014 after having served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha (2008-2014) for Bihar from the Janata Dal (United).He has been a senior bureaucrat, Member of Planning Commission (Govts think tank; later replaced with NITI Aayog) and handled assignments of Union Expenditure and Revenue Secretary and Additional Secretary Economic Affairs connected with International organisations like World Bank, IMF and UNDP. He was also Officer on Special Duty to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. On 27 November 2017, Modi government appointed him as the chairman of Fifteenth Finance Commission of India. Former Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das, Niti Aayog Member , Former Chief Economic Advisor Ashok Lahiri, and Georgetown University Professor are the other members of the Commission. As per Article 280 of Indian Constitution, Finance Commission is required to make recommendations on the distribution of the net proceeds of taxes between the Centre and the states. 15th Finance Commission will make recommendations after reviewing several important aspects of federal fiscal finance including deficit, cash balances, debt levels, and fiscal discipline efforts of the Union and the states. It will also evaluate impact of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on finances of the Centre and states.15th Finance Commission will make recommendations, by October 2019, for five years commencing 1 April 2020. He is currently on the board of Hindustan Times, ICRIER, IMI, Nalanda University as well as connected with the Stanford University and the India Advisory Committee of London School of Economics and Columbia University. He is the former Chairman, Board of Governors of Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon. He is currently the Chairman of the review committee for Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003, under the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. (en)
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  • N. K. Singh (Nand Kishore Singh) is an Indian politician, economist and former Indian Administrative Service officer. He is a senior member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since March 2014 after having served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha (2008-2014) for Bihar from the Janata Dal (United).He has been a senior bureaucrat, Member of Planning Commission (Govts think tank; later replaced with NITI Aayog) and handled assignments of Union Expenditure and Revenue Secretary and Additional Secretary Economic Affairs connected with International organisations like World Bank, IMF and UNDP. He was also Officer on Special Duty to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. (en)
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