An autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance

 

Governing body

The governing body of NIPFP comprises of three representatives of the Ministry of Finance, one representative of the Planning Commission of India, one representative of the Reserve Bank of India, three representatives of sponsoring State governments, three distinguished economists, three heads of sister research institutions, and members of other sponsoring agencies and invitees. At present, Dr. Vijay Kelkar, former Chairman of the Thirteenth Finance Commission, is the Chairman of the Governing Body.

 
 
In a meeting held on 19th March, 2016, the Governing Body reconstituted itself for a further period of 4 years i.e. from April 5, 2016 to April 4, 2020.
 
List of current members on the Governing Body are:
 
Dr. Vijay Kelkar, (Chairman)
Chairman, NIPFP
134/4-6, Ashok Nagar, Off Range Hill Road,
Bhosale Nagar, Shivaji Nagar
Pune 411 007
 
Shri Sumit Bose, (Vice-Chairman)
Vice-Chairman, NIPFP
New Delhi-110 067
 
Under Rule 7(b)(i)
Three nominees of the Ministry of Finance
 
Shri Hasmukh Adhia (Member)
Revenue Secretary 
Ministry of Finance
Government of India
Room No.128-A
North Block
New Delhi-110001
 
Shri Shaktikanta Das (Member)
Secretary (Economic Affairs) 
Ministry of Finance
Government of India
North Block
New Delhi-110001
 
Shri Arvind Subramanian (Member)
Chief Economic Adviser
Ministry of Finance
Government of India
Room No.167-D
North Block
New Delhi 110 001 
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(ii)
One nominee of the RBI
 
Mrs. Balbir Kaur (Member)
Adviser 
Department of Economic and Policy Research
Reserve Bank of India
Central Office Building
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg
Mumbai-400 001
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(iii)
One nominee of the Planning Commission
 
Dr. Bibek Debroy  (Member)
Niti Aayog
Parliament Street
New Delhi-110001
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(iv)
Three nominees of sponsoring State Govts.
 
Dr. J.N. Singh (Member)
Additional Chief Secretary (Finance) 
Government of Gujarat
Sachivalaya
Gandhinagar-382 010
 
Shri K. Shanmugam, IAS (Member)
Principal Secretary
Finance Department
Government of Tamil Nadu
Secretariat
Chennai-600 009
 
Shri R. Balakrishnan (Member)
Additional Chief Secretary
Finance Department
Government of Orissa
Secretariat
Bhubaneswar-751 001
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(vi)
One nominee of the ICICI Bank
 
Shri Rakesh Jha (Member)
Deputy Chief Financial Officer
ICICI Bank
ICICI Bank Towers
Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra East
Mumbai-400 051
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(vii)
Two nominees of institutions
 
Shri Sunil Kanoria (Member)
President
Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India
5, Sardar Patel Marg
Chanakyapuri
(Near Hotel Diplomat)
New Delhi-110 021
 
Shri Harshavardhan Neotia (Member)
President
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Federation House, Tansen Marg, 
New Delhi-110 001
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(viii)
Three eminent economists
      
Dr. Shaibal Gupta (Member)
Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI)
BSIDC Colonoy
Off Boring Patliputra Road
Patna 800 013
 
Dr. Errol D’Souza (Member)
Professor
Indian Institute of Management
Vastrapur
Ahmedabad 385 015
 
Dr. Sudipto Mundle (Member)
Emeritus Professor
NIPFP
New Delhi-110 067
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(ix)
Three representatives of collaborative inst.
 
Dr. Shekhar Shah (Member)
Director General
National Council of Applied Economic Research
11, Parisila Bhawan
I.P. Estate, Ring Road
New Delhi – 110 002
 
Shri Ravi Kant (Member)
Director General
Administrative Staff College of India
Raj Bhawan Road, Bella Vista
Hyderabad-500 082
 
Dr. Pratap Bhanu Mehta (Member)
President and Chief Executive
Centre for Policy Research
Dharma Marg, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi 110 021
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(x) 
One member to be co-opted by Governing Body
 
Shri M. Devaraja Reddy (Member)
President
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 
ICAI Bhawan 
Indraprastha Estate, IOT 
New Delhi-110 002
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(xi)
Director of the Institute (ex-officio)
 
Dr. Rathin Roy (Member-Secretary)
Director, NIPFP, New Delhi
 
 
Under Rule 7(b)(xii)
One Senior Fellow of the Institute by rotation
 
Dr. R. Kavita Rao (Member)
Professor, NIPFP, New Delhi 
 
 
Special Invitees
 
Shri Atulesh Jindal
Chairman
Central Board of Direct Taxes
Ministry of Finance
Government of India
Room No.150
North Block
New Delhi-110 001                       
               
 
Shri Najib Shah 
Chairman
Central Board of Excise and Customs
Ministry of Finance
Government of India
Room No. 156-A
North Block
New Delhi-110 001