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Appointments

Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP appointed as part-time member of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, Govt. of India

October 11, 2017

 

Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP has been appointed as part-time member of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (EAC-PM), Government of India. The council is headed by Bibek Debroy, Member, NITI Aayog. Ratan Watal, NITI Aayog’s principal advisor and former Finance Secretary is the member-secretary of EAC-PM. Surjit Bhalla, Economist and Ashima Goyal, Professor, IGIDR are other members of the council.

The EAC-PM is an independent body constituted to give advice on economic and related issues to the Government of India, specifically to the Prime Minister.

 

 

Dr. Rathin Roy, as a member of the EAC-PM addressed the media on October 11, 2017 (see group photograph).


Prof. Pinaki Chakraborty, appointed as Chairman of Public Expenditure Review Committee, Govt. of Kerala

March 31, 2017

 

Prof. Pinaki Chakraborty has been appointed as the Chairman of  Public Expenditure Review Committee, Govt. of Kerala, constituted by the order of Governor of the State.

 

The Public Expenditure Review Committee is formed under section 6 of the Kerala Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2003(Act 29 of 2003). 
 
The mandate of the Committee is to analyse the own revenue receipts (tax and non-tax resources), fiscal transfers from the Central Government, public expenditure - revenue and capital, fiscal devolution to the third tier (local self governments), public administrative spending, public deficits (revenue, fiscal, primary), capital budget (receipts and expenditure) and the public debt of the State; and to provide fiscal policy recommendations. 

NIPFP Chairman, Vijay Kelkar elected as President of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)
September 22, 2016
 

NIPFP Chairman and former petroleum secretary, Dr. Vijay Kelkar has been elected as President of the prestigious Indian Statistical Institute (ISI). Dr. Kelkar succeeded former RBI governor Dr. C. Rangarajan. He was elected at the general body meeting of the institute, which functions under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, an ISI release said. [PTI] 


Dr. N.R. Bhanumurthy, Professor, appointed as Member, Advisory Committee on National Accounts Statistics (ACNAS)  
June 21, 2016
 
Dr. N.R. Bhanumurthy, Professor, appointed as Member, Advisory Committee on National Accounts Statistics (ACNAS) for a term of five years.
 
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Vice Chairman, Sumit Bose and Director, Rathin Roy part of 5-member review panel for FRBM law

May 17, 2016

 

Shri Sumit Bose, Vice Chairman, NIPFP and Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP have been appointed as members of a review committee to give recommendations on the FRBM (Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management) roadmap for future. The Committee shall submit its report to the Government by the 31st of October, 2016. 

 

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Vijay Kelkar appointed as Chairman, NIPFP
November, 2014
 
 Dr. Vijay Kelkar, has been appointed as Chairman NIPFP from 1st November 2014. He is a distinguished economist, and has served in various senior positions of the Government of India. He has been the Chairman of the Thirteenth Finance Commission, Finance Secretary of India, Petroleum Secretary of India, Advisor to the Union Finance Minister, and Executive Director of India to International Monetary Fund (IMF). He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2011.

Rathin Roy in Expert Committee for new Capital of Andhra
May, 2014 
 
Dr. Rathin Roy, Director NIPFP has been appointed as a member of the Expert Committee constituted by the Government of India to identify the new Capital for the successor State of Andhra Pradesh.

Ila Patnaik appointed as Principal Economic Advisor
April, 2014
 
Dr. Ila Patnaik, RBI Chair Professor at NIPFP, has been appointed as Principal Economic Advisor in the Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

Rathin Roy in Seventh Central Pay Commission
February, 2014
 
Dr. Rathin Roy, Director NIPFP, has been appointed as part-time member of the Seventh Central Pay Commission constituted by the Government of India. 

NIPFP Faculty in Fourteenth Finance Commission

March, 2013

 

Dr. M. Govinda Rao, former Director NIPFP, and Dr. Sudipto Mundle, Professor Emeritus NIPFP appointed as members of the Fourteenth Finance Commission constituted by the Government of India. Dr. Pinaki Chakraborty, Professor NIPFP, has been appointed as the Economic Advisor to the Commission.