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
Employment and job creation was among the 10 issues on which it was supposed to deliberate.
15 Jul 2019 1:16 AM
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
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
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
'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
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
Modi government introduced GST, IBC and considerably eased the foreign direct investment regime in four years.
04 Sep 2018 9:35 AM
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
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
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
The second meeting of the Economic Advisory Council is underway, headed by Bibek Debroy.
10 Nov 2017 1:03 PM
The reports on these five issues will be presented to the PM.
09 Nov 2017 1:06 AM
Shamika Ravi leads the development economics research vertical at Brookings India.
04 Nov 2017 1:33 PM
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
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
The Economic Advisory Council will report directly to the PM on issues of “macro-economic importance”.
15 Oct 2017 12:57 AM
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
The Council was set up with the approval of the Prime Minister on September 26, 2017.
11 Oct 2017 4:26 PM
The Council will address all issues of emergent importance, will engage with stakeholders and formulate advice accordingly.
11 Oct 2017 10:33 AM