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Economic Advisory Council

Govt reconstitutes Economic Advisory Council under Bibek Debroy

Government has reconstituted the EAC-PM for a period of two years with effect from September 26, 2019, said an official release.

25 Sep 2019 7:19 PM

PM’s advisory council fails to give input on job creation

Employment and job creation was among the 10 issues on which it was supposed to deliberate.

15 Jul 2019 1:16 AM

PM move, Opposition ideas vacuous; economic crisis likely to deepen

A National Development Council has also been set up, whose stated functions overlap with those of a number of existing national bodies.

03 Jul 2019 1:02 AM

Government to come out with rebuttal of ex-CEA's claims on GDP numbers

Arvind Subramanian, in a paper, said India's economic growth rate has been overestimated by around 2.5 percentage points.

12 Jun 2019 4:44 PM

'India should aspire for double digit growth': EAC member Shamika Ravi

Ravi also refuted the contention of her EAC-PM colleague Rathin Roy that India could fall into the middle income trap.

18 May 2019 10:05 AM


Economist Surjit Bhalla quits from PM's Economic Advisory Council

'I resigned as part-time member of PMEAC on December 1,' Surjit Bhalla said on social networking site Twitter.

11 Dec 2018 9:09 AM

Ban cheese imports? Pak discusses outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

The EAC held its first session last week, chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar, who took office last month.

10 Sep 2018 8:45 AM

Govt could’ve done more on reforms: EAC member Shamika Ravi

Modi government introduced GST, IBC and considerably eased the foreign direct investment regime in four years.

04 Sep 2018 9:35 AM

Govt could have done much more in past 4 years: EAC-PM member

On the economic front, Modi's election, I think, was a mandate for development and economic reforms, she said.

03 Sep 2018 12:58 PM

95 per cent entrepreneurial attempts fail in India, says Debroy

Debroy said that prime minister's initiatives of `Startup India' and `Stand-Up India' were not meant for the corporates.

11 May 2018 3:59 PM


Modi’s economic panel sets map for job creation

The NDA government is bullish on job creation as according to a recent UN report, unemployment in India is approximately 17.8 million in 2017.

11 Nov 2017 5:25 AM

Dr Shamika Ravi attends Economic Advisory Council meeting

The second meeting of the Economic Advisory Council is underway, headed by Bibek Debroy.

10 Nov 2017 1:03 PM

Modi to meet Economic Advisory Council on Nov 10

The reports on these five issues will be presented to the PM.

09 Nov 2017 1:06 AM

Shamika Ravi to on PM's economic advisory panel

Shamika Ravi leads the development economics research vertical at Brookings India.

04 Nov 2017 1:33 PM

To monitor data, Centre plans ‘economy tracker’

At the first EAC meeting on October 11, it identified 10 major areas of concern, on which it will give inputs to the PM.

24 Oct 2017 5:31 AM


Is there a case for fiscal stimulus? Niti's Rajiv Kumar, EAC's Surjit Bhalla seem to differ

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently struck down reports of a possible fiscal stimulus of over Rs 40,000 crore.

17 Oct 2017 1:25 PM

Dilli Ka Babu: Nothing ‘routine’ about transfer

The Economic Advisory Council will report directly to the PM on issues of “macro-economic importance”.

15 Oct 2017 12:57 AM

Why no stimulus?

Government spending is a cheaper alternative as it has access to low-cost funds and doesn’t have to answer to shareholders and other stakeholders.

13 Oct 2017 12:58 AM

PM's Economic Advisory Council identifies 10 focus areas

The Council was set up with the approval of the Prime Minister on September 26, 2017.

11 Oct 2017 4:26 PM

Modi appointed economic advisory council to hold first meet today

The Council will address all issues of emergent importance, will engage with stakeholders and formulate advice accordingly.

11 Oct 2017 10:33 AM