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Arvind Panagariya


‘Protection today hurts a lot more than in the past’

February 26, 2022 1:04 am

“I still don’t see that we will roll back protection with the present government, it doesn’t look to me like there is any constituency within the government to roll back the tariff protection,” Panagariya said, noting that one opening that had happened was the Centre’s push for FTAs. 

Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya’s book on his father is also an insightful account of 20th-century Indian history

January 07, 2022 10:53 am

Researcher, historian, author and a civil servant Baloo Lal Panagariya lived a life that exemplified balance, discipline and good values

Arvind Panagariya: RCEP in our interest, no MNC will come if we sit outside

November 13, 2019 1:44 pm

The RCEP includes the 10 ASEAN countries along with China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. Negotiations began in 2012 and were originally expected to finish by the end of 2015.

Arvind Panagariya: 'We should have a body like the US Trade Representative... as part of PMO or MEA'

November 13, 2019 7:43 am

"My view is that the political leadership has to be more courageous and take necessary action."

Export-led growth very critical for good jobs in India: Arvind Panagariya

June 25, 2019 12:42 pm

Panagariya also made a strong case for creating Shenzhen-style Autonomous Employment Zones that create zones of 500 square kilometers or more along the coast that are characterized by highly entrepreneur-friendly regime with respect to land, labour and international trade to boost economic growth in the years to come.

India, other Asian countries benefited from opening up trade: Arvind Panagariya

November 03, 2018 4:21 pm

Lower trade barriers help countries in achieving high growth rates and in reducing poverty, Panagariya said, adding that "we can casually link free trade to high per capita incomes".

'Eminence' tag to Jio institute 'courageous' decision, says Arvind Panagariya

July 13, 2018 8:53 am

The selection of the Jio Institute as one of the six "Institutions of Eminence" drew sharp criticism from various quarters with many questioning the process of selection and the motive behind it. The HRD Ministry had on Tuesday clarified that the tag was conditional.

Arvind Panagariya makes strong case for privatisation of PSBs

March 25, 2018 4:27 pm

"I firmly believe that privatisation of all PSBs except perhaps the State Bank of India should be on the election manifestos of all parties who wish to present themselves as serious candidates to form the government in 2019," Arvind Panagariya said

Arvind Panagariya, Kanwal Sibal join USISPF as advisors to Board

November 09, 2017 1:55 pm

Panagariya and Sibal have vast knowledge and experience regarding recent history related to the Indian political economy and diplomacy efforts, Mukesh Aghi, USISPF's president, said.

Getting states on board for reforms was a tough task: Arvind Panagariya

August 31, 2017 2:50 am

As the new vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar prepares to assume the office from Friday, Panagariya tells The Indian Express that instead of advising Kumar, he would brief his successor about the state of the institution letting him set his own priorities for the think-tank’s functioning.


President Mukherjee chairs Conference of Governors

February 09, 2016 8:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday presided over a two-day Conference of Governors at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the national capital. It is the fourth conference presided over by President Mukherjee and 47th such conference held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. As many as 23 Governors and two Lieutenant Governors are participating in the conference. Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, several Cabinet Ministers, Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval participated in the conference. The conference will deliberate on terrorism and insurgency activities, creating jobs for youths with special focus on skill development for school dropouts.