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Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian announces he’s leaving

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said he will leave his role at the Finance Ministry in a couple of months. He said he will always be committed to serving the country.

In Photos: Arvind Subramanian quits as economic adviser, will return to US

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said he will leave his role at the Finance Ministry with the happiest of memories and will always be committed to serving the country in future. (Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

In Photos: Arvind Subramanian quits as economic adviser, will return to US

Arvind Subramanian joined the Modi government as Chief Economic Advisor on October 16, 2014 for a period of three years. His term was then extended. (Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

In Photos: Arvind Subramanian quits as economic adviser, will return to US

Union Minister Arun Jaitley thanked Subramanian for his contribution to the macro economic management of the Indian economy. (Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey)

In Photos: Arvind Subramanian quits as economic adviser, will return to US

During his tenure, Subramanian came up with ideas on various subjects including the removal of "subsidies for the rich", universal basic income and climate change. (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)