Economic Advisory Council Current Affairs, GK & News

Tamil Nadu to set up Economic Advisory Council

Newly-elected Tamil Nadu government has decided to constitute an “Economic advisory council to the chief minister”. Key Points Advisory council will comprise of leading economic experts from across the world as its members. Its members include: Nobel laureate Esther Duflo of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in USA, Former Reserve Bank of India governor, Raghuram ..

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Lifetime Achievement Award to Ex-RBI Governor Rangarajan

On June 29, 2020, former RBI Governor C Rangarajan was conferred with lifetime achievement award for his contributions. The award was presented on the side lines of celebration of Statistics Day. About C Rangarajan Rangarajan was born in 1932. He was the 19th governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He served as Deputy Governor ..

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Economic Advisory Council to PM reconstituted under Bibek Debroy

Government of India has reconstituted Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) under existing Chairman Bibek Debroy. The reconstitution is for a period of two years, with effect from 26 September 2019. Key Highlights Along with Chairman Bibek Debroy, Ratan P Watal will also continue as Member Secretary of the reconstituted EAC-PM. Apart from ..

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Ex-CEA’s claim on GDP refuted by the PM s Economic Advisory Council

The Prime Minister s Economic Advisory Council (EAC) has refuted the assertion by the former chief economic advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian that India s GDP was overestimated between FY12 and FY17. Arvind Subramanian s Assertion His assertion was that India s GDP growth during 2011-17 was over-estimated. The official figures that the economy grew at ..

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Bibek Debroy conferred with ‘Honoris Causa’ by University of Engineering & Management (UEM) in Kolkata

Dr. Bibek Debroy, an Indian economist, indologist and author, has been conferred ‘Honoris Causa’ by the University of Engineering & Management (UEM) in Kolkata, West Bengal. He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM). Mr. Debroy is also the Member of the NITI Aayog, the think ..

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