Brookings scholar Shamika Ravi to be appointed as member of Prime Minister's economic panel

Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister.

Published: 04th November 2017 12:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th November 2017 01:48 PM   |  A+A-

Shamika Ravi.(Photo | Twitter@Shamika Ravi)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), a senior government official said.

Headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy, the EAC-PM includes NITI Aayog's Principal Advisor Ratan Watal as its member and economists Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy and Ashima Goyal as part-time members.

"The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has cleared the appointment of Ravi as part-time member of the EAC-PM," a senior government official told PTI.

Ravi leads the development economics research vertical at Brookings India. Ravi is also a visiting professor of economics at the Indian School of Business (ISB) where she teaches courses in Game Theory and Microfinance.

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