Arvind Subramanian Current Affairs, GK & News

Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed as new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA)

Dr Krishnamurthy Subramanian has been appointed the new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) for a period of three years. The post of CEA had been lying vacant since Arvind Subramanaian left the finance ministry after a four-year stint. Dr Krishnamurthy is currently working as an Associate Professor and the executive director at the Indian School of ..

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Bimal Jalan head of committee to select new Chief Economic Advisor

The Government of India (GoI) has constituted a committee, headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor Bimal Jalan, to select the next Chief Economic Advisor (CEA). Apart from Jalan, secretary of the department of personnel and training C Chandramouli and economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg will be members of the panel which will ..

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Arbind Modi to be convener of task force to review Income Tax Act 1961

The Union Government has recently constituted a task force to review the Income Tax Act 1961 and draft a new direct tax law in consonance with current economic needs. CBDT member Arbind Modi will be the convener of task force while Chief Economic Adviser Dr. Arvind Subramanian will be a permanent Special Invitee. The task ..

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Union Government Arvind Subramanian committee to tackle the shortage of pulses

The Union Government has recently constituted a high-level committee headed by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian to tackle the shortage of pulses in India. The committee was constituted by the high-level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Terms of References The committee is tasked to study and suggest ways to contain ..

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CEA Dr Arvind Subramanian Committee suggests GST rate of 17-18 per cent

Chief Economic Advisor Dr Arvind Subramanian led Committee has recommended standard rate for Goods and Services Tax (GST) at 17 to 18 per cent. The Committee has submitted its report to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Recommendations of Dr Arvind Subramanian Committee Standard GST rate of 17 to 18 per cent. It ..

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