Sanjeev Sanyal named full-time member of Economic Advisory Council to PM

Highlights:

  • Finance Ministry’s Principal Economic Advisor, Sanjeev Sanyal has been inducted as a full-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) by the the panel’s chairman.
  • Presently, the panel’s chairman is Bibek Debroy.
  • The appointment is for a tenure of two years. He had advised the finance ministry to devise economic policies during the pandemic.
  • The EAC-PM is an independent body constituted by the Union government to advise the prime minister on economic matters.