Govt reconstitutes EAC-PM under Bibek Debroy
Apart from these two full-time members, the EAC-PM will have two part-time members as against three in the outgoing panel.
EAC-PM rejects Arvind Subramanian's claim on over-estimation of GDP
The EAC-PM asserted that India's GDP estimation methodology is on par wit...
Economic Survey a blue print for growth and jobs over next 5 years: EAC-PM Chairman Bibek Debroy
Debroy further said the EAC-PM welcomes the ...
EAC-PM rejects Subramanian's GDP claim, accuses him of cherry-picking data
The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on Wednesday rejected the claims of former CEA Arvind Subramanian regarding ove...
Eminent economist Surjit Bhalla resigns from EAC-PM
"I resigned as part-time member of PMEAC on December 1," Bhalla said on social networking site Twitter.
PM economic advisory panel advise against deviating from fiscal consolidation
The Council, however, observed that there must be a continued emphasis on social sector interventions.
Growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel
The growth rate can be easily increased by 1 per cent by addressing structural problems through reforms, the council observed during its meeting Friday.
Tax compliance improved after demonetisation: EAC-PM member Shamika Ravi
Ravi, also a senior fellow at Brookings India, further said that there is a need for more tax rationalisation to reduce the compliance burden.
Macro economic instability was highest under UPA government: EAC-PM
The report has been released on the website of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI).
Modi government tenure best years of economy: Surjit Bhalla, EAC-PM member
On reforms, the eminent economist said the government should consider income transfer instead of higher minimum support price (MSP) and loan waivers.
Government could have done much more in past 4 years: EAC-PM member
Stating that there is a thriving private airlines business in the country, Shamika Ravi questioned the government's intention of reviving national carrier Air India.
EAC-PM discuss ways to rollout of mega healthcare scheme
Jaitley had announced that the govt would launch a flagship 'National Health Protection Scheme' to cover over 10 crore households by providing annual coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation.
NHPS a 'big step' towards universal healthcare: EAC-PM member
Ravi's statement assumes significance as recently Niti Aayog advisor Alok Kumar had said the mega healthcare scheme will cost up to Rs 12,000 crore annually.
Anantha Nageswaran appointed non-permanent member of PM's EAC
Nageswaran, dean of IFMR Graduate School of Business, Krea University, would serve as a non-permanent member of the Council, a university press release said here on Saturday.
Government appoints economist Surjit S Bhalla as Executive Director for India at IMF
His appointment has been cleared by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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