Bibek Debroy remains EAC-PM chairman

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Published: September 26, 2019 1:09:59 AM

Bibek Debroy will continue as the chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) for next two years, the government said on Wednesday as it reconstituted the body.

Bibek Debroy (File photo)Bibek Debroy (File photo)

Bibek Debroy will continue as the chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) for next two years, the government said on Wednesday as it reconstituted the body.

Ratan P Watal will continue as member secretary of the panel.

Of the three part-time members in the existing council, Rathin Roy and Shamika Ravi have not found place in the reconstituted EAC-PM.

“Government of India has reconstituted the EAC-PM for a period of two years with effect from September 26, 2019,” a statement said. The EAC-PM is an independent body constituted to advise the government, especially the prime minister, on economic and related issues.

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