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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, she questioned the government's intention of reviving national carrier Air India.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Government delays wheat MSP decision as PMEAC, Niti oppose increase

Despite farmers group and union asking to raise procurement price, sources from Niti Aayog, has advised the centre against increasing MSP by 50 per cent.

published on : 28th June 2018

Have not suggested rethink on complete electrification of railways: Bibek Debroy 

A media report last week had said that Debroy had sent a note to the PMO and Rail Bhawan asking the government to rethink the railways' 100 per cent electrification mission.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Economic Advisory Council discusses ways to rollout of mega healthcare scheme NHPS

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his Budget Speech on February 1, had announced that the government would launch a flagship 'National Health Protection Scheme' to cover over 10 crore households.

published on : 12th February 2018

Three years after creation, NITI Aayog still searching for identity

The NITI Aayog think tank panel continues to search for its identity amid a lack of clarity of purpose, with ad hocism the norm.

published on : 4th January 2018

PM’s economic advisors want to reduce funds to states

The PM-EAC is likely to hold its fourth meeting on December 20 to evolve a concrete set of recommendations to the PM before the basic contour of the February 1 Budget is finalised.

published on : 6th December 2017

Rebound in GDP growth to continue: Bibek Debroy

A day after GDP data showed Indian economy has entered the revival lane, EAC-PM Chairman Bibek Debroy said the trend will continue in coming quarters too.

published on : 1st December 2017

EAC formulates course correction to incentivise states for achieving health, education, social inclusion outcomes

The Council is also evolving the design of a new Economy Tracking Monitor, linking economic growth indicators with social indicators for last mile connectivity.

published on : 11th November 2017

Second Economic Advisory Council meeting focuses on job creation, infra

The council is also evolving the design of a new economy tracking monitor, linking economic growth indicators with social indicators.

published on : 10th November 2017

Brookings fellow Dr Shamika Ravi attends Bibek Debroy-chaired Economic Advisory Council meeting

Dr Shamika Ravi, a Senior Fellow of Governance Studies Program at Brookings India and Brookings Institution Washington D.C. is attending the second meeting of the Economic Advisory Council.

published on : 10th November 2017

Demonetisation was for institutional cleansing: Niti Aayog's Bibek Debroy

NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy admits that demonetisation was a temporary shock on growth but asserts that the economy has now climbed back.

published on : 9th November 2017

PM Modi's Economic Advisory Council late move to check slide in growth: Congress

The Prime Minister’s move to set up his economic advisory council after three and a half years of coming to power was a step too little and too late as the economy was already in a downward spiral.

published on : 11th October 2017

PM's advisory council member questions IMF, World Bank growth outlook

The Asian Development Bank too lowered India's current fiscal growth to 7 per cent from 7.4 per cent, while RBI cut economic growth forecast to 6.7 per cent from earlier projection of 7.3 per cent.

published on : 11th October 2017

India must stick to fiscal consolidation, says Economic Advisory Council

The Council, which met for the first time today, has identified ten themes, including economic growth and job creations, that need attention.

published on : 11th October 2017