Chief Economic Advisor

Low inflation: CEA wants careful look at data by policy makers

Low inflation: CEA wants careful look at data by policy makers

The historically low level of retail inflation at 1.54 percent in June reflects the firm and ongoing consolidation of macro-economic stability, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said on Wednesday, suggesting that all policy makers look at data "very, very carefully".

Jul 12, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
Universal Basic Income only after withdrawal of present schemes: Chief Economic Advisor

Universal Basic Income only after withdrawal of present schemes: Chief Economic Advisor

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, on Saturday said Universal Basic Income (UBI), as proposed in the recent Economic Survey, can be put in place only after withdrawal of the existing welfare projects.     

Feb 25, 2017, 10:36 AM IST
UBI only after withdrawal of present schemes: Subramanian

UBI only after withdrawal of present schemes: Subramanian

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Friday said Universal Basic Income (UBI), as proposed in the recent Economic Survey, can be put in place only after withdrawal of the existing welfare projects.

Feb 24, 2017, 21:48 PM IST
Economic Survey 2017: Remonetisation to revive economic growth, says CEA

Economic Survey 2017: Remonetisation to revive economic growth, says CEA

Confident of economic recovery post demonetisation, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Tuesday said remonetisation will be completed in a month or two and growth will pick up once the process is over.

Jan 31, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

Effort was to make Survey look like Big B blockbuster: CEA

Adding colour to an otherwise dull and dry Economic Survey, its lead author Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Tuesday said the endeavour was to make it look like an Amitabh Bachchan blockbuster with "some drama, some tragedy and some comedy".

Jan 31, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
 Economic Survey 2017: Developments around RBI Guv appointment impacted Indian market

Economic Survey 2017: Developments around RBI Guv appointment impacted Indian market

Developments surrounding the appointment of new RBI Governor were among the factors last year that weighed down on the Indian markets, according to the Economic Survey.

Jan 31, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
Resurgence of protectionism, trade tension a serious challenge to growth of Indian economy

Resurgence of protectionism, trade tension a serious challenge to growth of Indian economy

The Indian economy has weathered the impact of demonetisation and volatility caused by the US elections well, but high oil prices, trade tension, resurgence of protectionism are some of the serious challenges to the growth of economy, said the Chief Economic Advisor Arwind Subramanian in a press conference post the Economic Survey.

Jan 31, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
No govt role for ex-World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu, to return to academia

No govt role for ex-World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu, to return to academia

Having served World Bank as its Chief Economist for about four years, India's former Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu says he will not take up any position in the Indian government and plans to return to Cornell University and focus on his research projects.

Oct 02, 2016, 13:01 PM IST
Announce higher MSP for pulses, speed up procurement: CEA panel

Announce higher MSP for pulses, speed up procurement: CEA panel

In sweeping reforms aimed at boosting pulse production and checking prices, a CEA-led panel today called for raising the support price by up to Rs 1,000 per quintal and lifting of export ban and stock limit, besides promoting GM crops.

Sep 16, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
Subramanian Swamy takes on Chief Economic Advisor again, terms continuance 'tolerance'

Subramanian Swamy takes on Chief Economic Advisor again, terms continuance 'tolerance'

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Sunday launched a fresh attack on Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, terming his continuance in job as "tolerance".

Aug 21, 2016, 17:39 PM IST
If Arvind Subramanian is asset for BJP govt, will suspend 'sacking' demand: Subramanian Swamy

If Arvind Subramanian is asset for BJP govt, will suspend 'sacking' demand: Subramanian Swamy

BJP national secretary Shrikant Sharma said the party does not agree with Swamy's criticism of CEA Arvind Subramanian. 

Jun 23, 2016, 08:53 AM IST
Govt has full confidence in Chief Economic Advisor: FM Jaitely

Govt has full confidence in Chief Economic Advisor: FM Jaitely

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Jun 22, 2016, 15:56 PM IST
Bankers wary of writing down bad loans: Chief Economic Advisor

Bankers wary of writing down bad loans: Chief Economic Advisor

Chennai: Public sector bankers are wary of writing down bad loans for fear of "referee institutions" like CBI and CVC going after them, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said today.

 

Apr 23, 2016, 23:26 PM IST
Bankers wary of writing down bad loans: Chief Economic Advisor

Bankers wary of writing down bad loans: Chief Economic Advisor

Chennai: Public sector bankers are wary of writing down bad loans for fear of "referee institutions" like CBI and CVC going after them, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said today.

 

Apr 23, 2016, 23:26 PM IST
'Difficult job ahead, no magic wand to push growth'

'Difficult job ahead, no magic wand to push growth'

The government will have to go through a "very difficult process" of pushing reforms and projects to propel India to a high-growth path as it will not happen through some magic wand, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said today.

Feb 27, 2016, 16:06 PM IST

Slump in oil, commodity prices to help India build infra: CEA

Slump in oil, steel and cement prices presents India with an opportunity to build infrastructure at lower costs as well as shore up public and private spending, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said.

Feb 05, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

In Exclusive Chat with Arvind Subramaniam

Check out Zee Business's exclusive conversation with Arvind Subramaniam, Cheif Economic Advisor on GST report.

Dec 07, 2015, 23:10 PM IST
CEA Arvind Subramanian defends GST rates, quells fears on 'sin' tax

CEA Arvind Subramanian defends GST rates, quells fears on 'sin' tax

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian Monday defended a three-rate structure for GST, including a demerit or 'sin' tax of 40 percent on products like tobacco and luxury cars, saying the recommendation is based on the current tax structure.

Dec 07, 2015, 22:14 PM IST

Foxconn to change labour scenario, up competition: CEA

Foxconn has committed a whopping USD 5 billion investment in Maharashtra.

Dec 03, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

To keep up growth tempo, India should focus on education: CEA

In the last 10-20 years, India has grown very rapidly.

Oct 31, 2015, 22:33 PM IST