PM Eco Ad­vi­sory panel eyes 10 key ar­eas to push growth

DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition - - FRONT PAGE -

re­port and rec­om­men­da­tions to be sent to the PM.

At its first meet­ing, the Coun­cil reached a con­sen­sus on the rea­sons be­hind the slow­down in eco­nomic growth. How­ever, Bibek De­broy, chair­man of the panel, re­fused to pub­licly iden­tify them. “There is a con­sen­sus among us about the var­i­ous rea­sons for slow­down in the growth rate, but we will not iden­tify the rea­sons,” he said at a press briefing, adding that the Coun­cil has be­gun a process of con­sult­ing stake­hold­ers both in the gov­ern­ment and out­side to seek im­ple­mentable pol­icy in­puts.

The meet­ing was at­tended by mem­bers, in­clud­ing lead­ing econ­o­mists Dr Sur­jit Bhalla, Dr Rathin Roy, Dr Ashima Goyal.

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