New Delhi: Its official, the first meeting of the newly constituted Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) is going to be held today and indications are that there is going to be discussion on avenues in order to boost economic growth and accelerate employment generation in the country.
The meeting will start at 11.30 am at NITI Aayog.
It is worthwhile mentioning that the Council will address all issues of emergent importance, will engage with a broad spectrum of stakeholders and formulate advice accordingly.
Point to be noted here is that the Council was set up with the approval of the Prime Minister last month and comprises reputed economists and experts. These include Dr. Bibek Debroy, Member, NITI Aayog as the Chairman, Shri. Ratan P. Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog as Member Secretary and Dr. Surjit Bhalla, Dr. Rathin Roy and Dr. Ashima Goyal as part time members.