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PM Modi’s Economic Advisory Council 1st meeting: Speeding up growth, generating jobs key agenda points

The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) is holding its first meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday. The meeting of the EAC-PM is being chaired by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy.


By   |  Updated On : October 11, 2017 12:23 PM
Narendra Modi - File Photo

Narendra Modi - File Photo

New Delhi :  

The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) is holding its first meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday. The meeting of the EAC-PM is being chaired by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy.

This advisory body was constituted last month after a gap of three years. The previous similar body exited with the UPA regime. Acceleration of growth and generation of employment will be the main agenda points during during the EAC-PM meeting.

The Chief Economic Advisor to Ministry of Finance, Arvind Subramanian are present at the first meeting along with others in the group that will include economists Surjit Bhalla, Ashima Goyal (part-time members), Rathin Roy, and Principal Advisor, NITI Aayog (member-secretary) Ratan Watal. 

As per the report by the Indian Express, growth acceleration and generation of employment will be high on the priority list during the EAC-PM meeting today. This advisory body was constituted last month after a gap of three years. The previous similar body exited with the UPA regime, according to the report by the Indian Express.

First Published: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 10:55 AM
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