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Arvind Subramanian

EAC-PM releases detailed analysis on robustness of India’s GDP estimation methodology

The note also provides a point-to-point rebuttal to a recently published paper titled ‘India’s GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications’ by former CEA Arvind Subramanian.

Jun 19, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

EAC –PM Chairman refutes claim by former CEA on India's GDP estimates

Subramanian, had published a paper “India’s GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications” in June, 2019, on the basis of which he has also published an article in Indian media, making strong claims about India’s real GDP figures between 2011-12 and 2016-17.

Jun 12, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

India should brace itself for slowdown for some time: Arvind Subramanian

He also said that GST design could have been much better and there should not be more than three rates going forward.

Dec 10, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

RBI's excess capital should be used to recapitalise banks: Arvind Subramanian

Subramanian says he realises that in making this suggestion he is up against all the eminent current and former RBI officials, who argue that the RBI actually needs all the capital it has, but they are wrong.

Nov 30, 2018, 12:35 PM IST

Guilty will be investigated and punished: Rahul Gandhi renews attack on Modi government over demonetisation

Rahul Gandhi also targeted former chief economic advisor, suggesting that Subramanian should have resigned if he disagreed so much with demonetisation.

Nov 30, 2018, 07:15 AM IST

True feelings, finally: Congress targets Modi as Arvind Subramanian slams Demonetisation

The former CEA says he does not think anyone disputes that demonetisation slowed growth.

Nov 29, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Demonetisation a massive, draconian, monetary shock: Arvind Subramanian

Breaking his silence on the November 8, 2016 decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he says that he does not have a strongly-backed empirical view apart from the fact that the welfare costs, especially on the informal sector, were substantial.

Nov 29, 2018, 10:11 AM IST

Govt likely to appoint new CEA in next 1-2 months

The government on June 30 invited applications for the appointment of CEA on deputation basis after Arvind Subramanian quit the office ahead of completion of his term.

Oct 19, 2018, 13:41 PM IST

Parliamentary panel calls ex-RBI gov Rajan to brief on mounting NPAs

The panel has already questioned senior finance ministry officials, including Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and top brass of banks, about rising bad loans.

Aug 20, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

As 'foreign' economic advisers leave, a protectionist India returns

At least a dozen government officials, policy advisers and members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Reuters that policy making has mostly been handed over to Modi`s own office and to a coterie of right-wing and nationalist economists.

Jul 12, 2018, 17:43 PM IST

To avoid future frauds, need to rethink PSB's ownership: Arvind Subramanian

He said that we need to have radical agenda for reform of the banking sector if we want these things not happen in future.

Mar 23, 2018, 00:02 AM IST

Finmin pitches for ratings upgrade with Fitch; says will adhere to fiscal prudence

Fitch last year kept India's sovereign rating unchanged at 'BBB-', the lowest investment grade, with stable outlook.

Mar 07, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

CEA Arvind a 'good doctor', but Modi govt is a terrible patient, says Chidambaram

The former FM has been very critical of the way the NDA govt is handling the economy and the GDP growth is declining.

Feb 04, 2018, 15:51 PM IST

GDP growth projections based on estimated oil prices: Arvind Subramanian

CEA Subramanian said that the growth projections could fluctuate in either direction, based on oil prices during the year.

Jan 30, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

Union Budget 2018: Different moods of Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian

One of the few men to watch out for ahead of Union Budget 2018-19 is Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian. Amid heated debates, discussions and prediction, here's taking a look at his different moods - on a lighter note.

Jan 30, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

Why Economic Survey 2017-18 is in pink colour: All you need to know

According to CEA Arvind Subramanian, this is to extend the committee's support to the growing worldwide movement to end violence against women.

Jan 29, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

India's economy will pick up in 2018-19: Economic Survey

The survey was tabled in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Jan 29, 2018, 18:09 PM IST

Average inflation dips to 6-year low of 3.3% in FY18: Economic Survey

According to Economic Survey, the rise in food inflation in recent months is mainly due to factors driving prices of vegetables and fruits.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:45 PM IST

Economy doesn't need new policies, need to finish what's started: CEA on Economic Survey

India is expected to regain the world's fastest growing major economy tag as it is likely to clock 7-7.5 percent growth rate in 2018-19, up from 6.75 percent in the current fiscal, the Economic Survey said.

Jan 29, 2018, 14:20 PM IST

GST enabled 50% increase in number of indirect taxpayers: Economic Survey

The forecast estimates that gross domestic product will have grown 6.75 percent in the current fiscal year ending in March.

Jan 29, 2018, 13:49 PM IST