PM’s Economic Advisory Council

PM’s Economic Advisory Council News

Explained: The role and evolution of PM's Economic Advisory Council

The PMEAC came into existence over three and a half decades ago, against the backdrop of a difficult economic situation. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who had returned to power in 1980, faced formidable economic challenges.

How and why PM’s advisor defended gas price formula

Rangarajan explained his approach to CPI MP Gurudas Dasgupta — his petition on the subject is in the Supreme Court.


‘Fiscal deficit can be contained at 5.1% of GDP in FY’13’

He believes that the government will have to take decisive action on the diesel and fertiliser subsidy regime.

PM panel’s Rs 2,100-cr plan to help J&K’s jobless youth

The group,headed by Chairman of PM’s Economic Advisory Council C Rangarajan,was set up at the peak of last summer’s Azadi protests in the valley.