Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Bibek Debroy


Delhi Confidential: BJP hopes Yediyurappa's 'selflessness' will move voters in Old Mysore area

September 15, 2022 8:49 am

While Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai will be holding a number of rallies in the Old Mysore area, his predecessor BS Yediyurappa will take rounds of the region urging the electorate to vote for the Bommai-led party.

Economist Bibek Debroy appointed Chancellor of Pune’s Deccan College

September 07, 2022 9:19 am

Bibek Debroy, who is presently the chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), will succeed well-known archaeologist AP Jamkhedkar.

Need 8-8.5% growth to be higher income nation by 2047: Bibek Debroy

August 31, 2022 2:57 am

“Even if you have relatively conservative real rates of growth of 7-7.5 per cent, we will get to a per capita income of about $10,000 by 2047,” he said.

‘EAC-PM report independent task, may not be taken higher up in govt’

May 21, 2022 4:42 am

While the report, titled ‘The State of Inequality in India’ was released by EAC-PM’s Chairperson Bibek Debroy on Wednesday, sources said senior officials who work closely with the government’s policy advisory body had not received a copy until late after its launch.

ISI Convocation: Be ready for uncertainties after graduating, Bibek Debroy advises students

March 03, 2022 4:55 am

As many as 244 students were awarded degrees at the ceremony, while a total of 387 students graduated this year. As many as 15 other students received awards for their outstanding performance in different courses.

The NEP reboot: Mother tongue versus English isn’t the real issue

September 10, 2020 9:59 am

Bibek Debroy writes: The home language/mother tongue versus English isn’t the real issue. The real issue is the amnesia about our history, roots, culture, legacy and language and the production of interpreters and clerks. That is what NEP seeks to reboot.

Imagine COVID-19 information being disseminated through the beating of drums rather than Aarogya Setu

June 05, 2020 9:32 am

In 2020, farmers have beaten drums and utensils, used DJ-s and burst firecrackers to ward off locusts — in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. But that’s not the same as disseminating information about locust invasions through the beating of drums.

Bibek Debroy: ‘Said two services only if you have two separate exams... that’s the caveat’

December 30, 2019 5:09 pm

His report is being cited by the government and all stakeholders to argue both in favour of and against the recent controversial move to unify all eight Group A services into one Indian Railways Management Service.

Spending limits

August 21, 2019 12:14 am

Centre needs to re-evaluate its expenditure priorities. States should have the autonomy to decide on theirs

PM Economic Advisory Council: Need to set up GST Council-like body for public spending

August 19, 2019 6:42 am

The Prime Minister’s Office and the Finance Minister have been meeting various stakeholders over the last week to discuss the slowdown which is adversely impacting various sectors now.