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PMO accepts Surjit Bhalla's resignation from Economic Advisory Council

Bhalla resigned from his post on December 1 and a senior official in the Prime Minister's Office said his resignation would take effect from the same date.

published on : 11th December 2018

Economist Surjit Bhalla resigns from Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council

The eminent economist and columnist tweeted that he resigned from the Bibek Debroy-led EAC-PM on December 1.

published on : 11th December 2018

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 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