KV Subramanian steps down as Indian government's chief economic adviser


Posted on 08 October 2021


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KV Subramanian, the Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), stated on October 8 that he will leave his office after completing his three-year term. In a statement, he said, "I have decided to return to academia following the completion of my 3-year fulfilling tenure as the Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India." On December 7, 2018, Subramanian took over as CEA, over five months after his predecessor Arvind Subramanian stepped down. Subramanian's successor is yet to be named by the government. The outgoing CEA is also a professor at the Indian School of Business (ISB), where he was named "Professor of the Year" for the classes he taught in the Class of 2019. Subramanian has previously served on expert panels for the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). With brief spells with leading corporations such as JPMorgan Chase, ICICI Bank, and Tata Consultancy Services, the 50-year-old is well-versed in the private sector.


Key Points


  • KV Subramanian, the Chief Economic Adviser (CEA), stated on October 8 that he will leave his office after completing his three-year term. 

  • With brief spells with leading corporations such as JPMorgan Chase, ICICI Bank, and Tata Consultancy Services, the 50-year-old is well-versed in the private sector.


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