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Shamika Ravi to be appointed as member of PM economic panel

Headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy, the EAC-PM includes NITI Aayog’s principal advisor as its member and three economists as part-time members.

india Updated: Nov 04, 2017 19:08 IST
Shamika Ravi is a senior fellow at Brookings India.
Shamika Ravi is a senior fellow at Brookings India.(Twitter/Shamika Ravi)

Shamika Ravi, a senior fellow at Brookings India, would be appointed as part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), a senior government official said.

Headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy, the EAC-PM includes NITI Aayog’s principal advisor Ratan Watal as its member and economists Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy and Ashima Goyal as part-time members.

“The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has cleared the appointment of Ravi as part-time member of the EAC-PM,” a senior government official told PTI.

Ravi leads the development economics research vertical at Brookings India. Ravi is also a visiting professor of economics at the Indian School of Business (ISB) where she teaches courses in Game Theory and Microfinance.