Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, NIPFP appointed as part-time member of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, Govt. of India
September 25, 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.
October 11, 2017
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.
NIPFP Chairman, Vijay Kelkar elected as President of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)
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)
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.
Vijay Kelkar appointed as Chairman, NIPFP
Rathin Roy in Expert Committee for new Capital of Andhra
Ila Patnaik appointed as Principal Economic Advisor
Rathin Roy in Seventh Central Pay Commission
NIPFP Faculty in Fourteenth Finance Commission
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.