Tamil Nadu govt appoints Advisory Panel to help reving economy

Mon Jun 21 2021 19:40:34 GMT+0530 (IST)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin is leaving his mark in governance and other matters. The Chief Minister has announced a team of experts that will advice the government on the economic related matters.

The Advisory Council includes big names like Noble winner Esther Duflo, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan,Arvind Subramanian, Former Chief Economic Advisor to the Union Government, economist Jean Dreze, and Dr S Narayan, and a retired bureaucrat from the state.

The announcement of appointing a new was made as a bid to revive ths state economy, which was severely affected due to the pandemic effect.

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit announced the decision of constituting the Advisory Panel, while addressing the state assembly's first session after DMK was elected to power.

"To chart out a rapid and inclusive economic growth path for Tamil Nadu, this Government will constitute an Economic Advisory Council to the Chief Minister with leading economic experts from all over the world as its members,” the Governor said while addressing the house.