Government Reconstitutes PMEAC, Bibek Debroy Stays On As Chairman
Bibek Debroy, chairman of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. (Photo: Twitter/@bibekdebroy

Government Reconstitutes PMEAC, Bibek Debroy Stays On As Chairman

The government has reconstituted Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and has retained Bibek Debroy as its chairman.

The council has been reconstituted for a period of two years starting Sept. 26, 2019, according to a press release issued by the Press Information Bureau.

Ratan Watal, principal adviser at NITI Aayog, also continues to be member secretary of the council.

The PMEAC will no longer have Rathin Roy and Shamika Ravi as part-time members. The number of part-time members in the panel now stands at two against four earlier.

Ashima Goyal, a professor at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, will continue to be a part-time member of the panel. Sajjid Chinoy, chief India economist at JPMorgan & Chase Co., has been appointed as another part-time member of PMEAC.

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