Economics &amp; Finance Cell https://www.niti.gov.in/ en Dr. Pravakar Sahoo https://www.niti.gov.in/team-niti/additional-secretary-senior-adviser-senior-lead/dr-pravakar-sahoo-0 <span>Dr. Pravakar Sahoo </span> <div class="field field--name-field-team-member-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2024-02/pravakar.jpg" width="300" height="300" alt="Pravakar Sahoo " loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype=""></span></span> <span>Fri, 02/16/2024 - 18:39</span> <div class="field field--name-field-name-designation field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>(Economic Modelling, Scenario Building, Capital Markets)</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-designation field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Designation</div> <div class="field__item">Senior Lead</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-verticals field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Verticals</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/181" hreflang="en">Economics &amp; Finance Cell</a></div> </div> </div> Fri, 16 Feb 2024 13:09:48 +0000 niti_admin 1209 at https://www.niti.gov.in Sh. Sanjeet Singh https://www.niti.gov.in/team-niti/additional-secretary-senior-adviser-senior-lead/sh-sanjeet-singh-0 <span>Sh. Sanjeet Singh</span> <div class="field field--name-field-team-member-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2024-02/sanjeet.jpg" width="300" height="300" alt="Sh. Sanjeet Singh" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype=""></span></span> <span>Fri, 02/16/2024 - 18:37</span> <div class="field field--name-field-name-designation field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>(All other matters of Economic &amp; Finance vertical not mentioned in E&amp;F-I including G20, Multilateral Institutions and Disinvestment, Trade &amp; Commerce)</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-room-no field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Room No</div> <div class="field__item">239-A</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-contact-detail field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact Detail</div> <div class="field__item">23096513</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-extension-no field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Extension No</div> <div class="field__item">2104</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-texxt field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">email</div> <div class="field__item">sanjeet[at]gov[dot]in</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-designation field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Designation</div> <div class="field__item">Senior Lead and link CVO</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-verticals field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Verticals</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/181" hreflang="en">Economics &amp; Finance Cell</a></div> </div> </div> Fri, 16 Feb 2024 13:07:23 +0000 niti_admin 1208 at https://www.niti.gov.in Sh. Amit Verma https://www.niti.gov.in/team-niti/director-joint-adviser-senior-specialist-osd/sh-amit-verma <span>Sh. Amit Verma</span> <div class="field field--name-field-team-member-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2023-03/amit.jpg" width="300" height="300" alt="Sh. Amit Verma" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype=""></span></span> <span>Fri, 03/10/2023 - 11:50</span> <div class="field field--name-field-room-no field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Room No</div> <div class="field__item">222</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-contact-detail field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact Detail</div> <div class="field__item">23096592</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-extension-no field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Extension No</div> <div class="field__item">2228</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-texxt field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">email</div> <div class="field__item">amitverma[at]ifs[dot]nic[dot]in</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-designation field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Designation</div> <div class="field__item">Director</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-verticals field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Verticals</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/211" hreflang="en">Circular Economy Cell</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/181" hreflang="en">Economics &amp; Finance Cell</a></div> </div> </div> Fri, 10 Mar 2023 06:20:52 +0000 niti_admin 636 at https://www.niti.gov.in Dr Arvind Virmani https://www.niti.gov.in/team-niti/member/dr-arvind-virmani <span>Dr Arvind Virmani</span> <div class="field field--name-field-team-member-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2023-02/Dr_Arvind_Virmani.jpg" width="350" height="250" alt="Dr Arvind Virmani" loading="lazy" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <span><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype=""></span></span> <span>Sat, 02/18/2023 - 18:05</span> <div class="field field--name-field-name-designation field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h2>Dr. Arvind Virmani</h2> <p>Member, NITI Aayog</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Dr. Arvind Virmani is a Member of NITI Aayog. He specialises in policy &amp; institutional reforms for sustained, fast inclusive economic growth.</p> <p>He is a macro economist who has bridged the gap between academics, think tanks and policy makers, through research based policy advice and policy oriented research. He played a prominent, professional and advisory role in the economic reforms of the 1990s and 2000s, such as Tax, Tariff, Foreign Exchange, Financial Sector &amp; Expenditure Policy reforms.</p> <p>He was the founder Chairman of the “Foundation for Economic Growth and Welfare” (EGROW) and President of the Forum for Strategic Initiatives (FSI, Delhi) and has earlier served as Executive Director, IMF, Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance and Principal Advisor, Planning Commission.</p> <p>He was Director &amp; Chief Executive of ICRIER and has published over 60 Journal Articles, Books &amp; Chapters, and more than 100 Working and Policy Papers in Macroeconomics, Growth, Tax &amp; Tariff Reform, Foreign Exchange, International Relations and National Security Strategy.</p> <p>He was a member of the TRAI, a mentor (Public Policy &amp; Economics) to FICCI, and Member of Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary Policy, RBI.</p> <p>His experience in Finance Sector includes: Chairman, Board of Trustees of SBI Mutual Fund, Director LIC, Member of SEBI Appellate Tribunal and Depositories Act, Member Board of Trustee at UTI and Director in PNB, Allahabad Bank and EXIM Bank.</p> <p>His Think Tank experience includes: Member, Board of Governors in CPR &amp; RIS, Non-resident Sr. Fellow in Brooking Institution, USA, Affiliate Professor &amp; Distinguished Sr. Fellow in George Mason University, USA.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Contribution to India’s Policy reform includes</h3> <p>Customs Tariff reform: Strategy, timing and phasing of tariff from a peak of 300% in 1990 to 10% in 2002.</p> <p>Income Tax Reform: Simplification of Personal income tax rate to a three slab system with the highest slab of 30% and fewer exemptions.</p> <p>Corporate Tax Reform: Simplification &amp; reduction of maximum rate.</p> <p>Indirect tax: Move of Central Excise Tax System to a Central Value Added Tax (CENVAT), and initiation of the construction of a National VAT, later christened GST.</p> <p>Trade reform: Design &amp; phasing of Trade liberalization strategy from perspective of Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs, Department of Revenue).</p> <p>Trade liberalization phasing progressively from Intermediate goods, to Capital Goods to Consumer goods. Current Account phasing from Trade Account to Current Account.</p> <p>Capital Account phasing from FDI, to Equity (NRI, FII) to Long Term Debt to Medium Term Debt.</p> <p>Foreign Exchange Reform: Move from Controlled and Managed Foreign Exchange System to a Dual Exchange Rate and from there to an integrated, but Managed exchange rate. Replacement of the existing laws by a comprehensive new Foreign Exchange Management Act.</p> <p>Banking &amp; Capital Market Liberalization: Pacing of private entry with Regulatory system improvement. Balancing competition against asymmetric information and moral hazard problems.</p> <p>Macro management advise on India’s BOP crisis, Latin American crisis, Asian crisis, Nuclear- related sanctions and Global financial crisis. Policy for capital inflow surges.</p> <p>Advise on Sectoral reform in every Industrial, Infrastructure, Social &amp; Service sector. </p> <p><a href="https://sites.google.com/site/chintan1997reg/policy-papers/2nd-generation-reform">Second Generation Reform</a></p> <h3>Personal Websites for Papers, Articles &amp; Blogs:</h3> <p>Website: <a href="http://sites.google.com/site/dravirmani/" target="_blank">http://sites.google.com/site/dravirmani/</a></p> <p>Egrow: <a href="https://egrowfoundation.org/team/arvind-virmani/" target="_blank">https://egrowfoundation.org/team/arvind-virmani/</a></p> <p>Blog: <a href="http://dravirmani.blogspot.in/" target="_blank">http://dravirmani.blogspot.in/</a></p> <h3>Chintan:</h3> <p><a href="https://sites.google.com/site/chintan1997reg/" target="_blank">https://sites.google.com/site/chintan1997reg/</a></p> <h3>Social Media links:</h3> <p>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/arvindvirmani2/" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/arvindvirmani2/ </a></p> <p>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/dravirmani" target="_blank">https://twitter.com/dravirmani</a></p> <h3>Media Interactions:</h3> <table><tbody><tr><td><strong>Sr. No.</strong></td> <td><strong>Date of Interview (DD/MM/YYYY)</strong></td> <td><strong>Channel/Institution</strong></td> <td><strong>Subject of Interview</strong></td> <td><strong>Web Link</strong></td> </tr><tr><td>1</td> <td>31-Jan-23</td> <td>India Today</td> <td>Economic Survey</td> <td><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4xO6Fb1hKI" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>2</td> <td>31-Jan-23</td> <td>CNN News</td> <td>Union Budget 2023: A Look At The Economic Framework</td> <td><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f2oKsbMOH4" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>3</td> <td>1-Feb-23</td> <td>WION</td> <td>Budget 2023</td> <td><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_9FrOU4DVw" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>4</td> <td>1-Feb-23</td> <td>Jan Ki Baat, India News</td> <td>Budget 2023</td> <td><a href="https://youtu.be/KD5oPEAMr-M" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>5</td> <td>1-Feb-23</td> <td>NDTV - Hindi</td> <td>Budget 2023</td> <td><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RW5d_QuOXgQ&amp;t=73s" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>6</td> <td>6-Feb-23</td> <td>PTI</td> <td>Budget 2023</td> <td><a href="https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/budget/budget-to-help-in-reducing-capital-cost-for-indian-companies-niti-aayog-member-arvind-virmani-10022271.html" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>7</td> <td>7-Feb-23</td> <td>Economic Times</td> <td>Global Supply Chains</td> <td><a href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/trade/exports/insights/how-a-balloon-from-china-lifts-indias-trade-prospects-in-friendshoring/articleshow/97999647.cms" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>8</td> <td>5-Apr-23</td> <td>TV9 Network</td> <td>Comparison of India with China &amp; Emerging Opportunities for India</td> <td><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCdDe2nd-uA" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>9</td> <td>26-Apr-23</td> <td>Economic Times</td> <td>FTAs will help India join MNC supply chains</td> <td><a href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/foreign-trade/ftas-will-help-india-join-mnc-supply-chains-arvind-virmani-member-niti-aayog/articleshow/99825022.cms?utm_source%3Dtwitter_web%26utm_medium%3Dsocial%26utm_campaign%3Dsocialsharebuttons" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>10</td> <td>26-Apr-23</td> <td>PTI</td> <td>Economic growth, inflation</td> <td><a href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/indian-economy-to-grow-at-around-6-5-pc-in-fy24-says-niti-aayog-member-arvind-virmani/articleshow/99882934.cms?from=mdr" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>11</td> <td>12-May-23</td> <td>Financial Express</td> <td>Recent Economic Development</td> <td><a href="https://epaper.financialexpress.com/3703163/Delhi/May-13-2023#page/2/2" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>12</td> <td>24-May-23</td> <td>Mint HT House</td> <td>Indian Economy</td> <td><a href="https://doc-0k-10-prod-01-apps-viewer.googleusercontent.com/viewer2/prod-01/pdf/7k7lgv292jrfgq4dpapre1cgv3hu7c35/la5s84p30a84stqvd12o5f87129heb65/1685340450000/3/115190110107894901715/APznzabMHP1-VFqoNNlezDMT6LVnUpmXcTMPECtVfLO7Dt7KKHcdAvCt6zCYzor2VYiWcRCqSfk9RIadFiUt_skNxAA9409Hs8mLK8zfFwrQ7fbYu5nX17UAFn0YkVe0rSdj48qHHOYqVVh8l3jmMcCA-P-I_8yY1KsQpf2A142y0Zs3x7gGkLvIeBzvV3bFVywLm4IWVVvKbPBCRO9XUEo-WQ0oOx1u4ASYKFJipSywqMUAefqgnplZifXZbdFkflhcgE3SmkRzYSmrN89jFFrUHLa1ZVwIuxjiIwpyynPviixG15rw4s1ns-Sc-LrsEGeQ14_JNX_Uo2jDYD43r3hwplnCEApqCabPH84V1i59pccemodk3zWMXWf0E0hVCQiw0zF9-TCc?authuser=0&amp;nonce=4h21hf2494tmu&amp;user=115190110107894901715&amp;hash=3ajo9ntj8a35a042jul7tv0u00fqetle" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>13</td> <td>5-Jun-23</td> <td>ETCFO</td> <td>India's Economic Growth</td> <td><a href="https://cfo.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/6-5-growth-projection-realistic-says-niti-aayog-member-arvind-virmani-suggests-cfos-to-invest/101130768" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>14</td> <td>8-Jun-23</td> <td>Informist Media Pvt. Ltd.</td> <td>Economic Situation</td> <td><a href="https://cfo.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/6-5-growth-projection-realistic-says-niti-aayog-member-arvind-virmani-suggests-cfos-to-invest/101130768" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>15</td> <td>6-Jul-23</td> <td>Reuters News</td> <td>Economy and Government Policy</td> <td><a href="https://www.reuters.com/world/india/india-needs-tax-reforms-boost-small-firms-says-niti-aayog-member-2023-07-06/" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>16</td> <td>9-Aug-23</td> <td>The Economic Times</td> <td>Trade &amp; Investment Policy</td> <td><a href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/trade/exports/insights/how-indias-decision-to-not-join-major-trade-pacts-can-help-its-aim-of-being-a-5-trillion-economy/articleshow/103268631.cms?from=mdr" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>17</td> <td>5-Sep-23</td> <td>TV9</td> <td>G20: THE ECONOMY AGENDA</td> <td><a href="https://www.news9plus.com/webepisode/g-india-means-business" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>18</td> <td>19-Sep-23</td> <td>PTI</td> <td>Economic Growth, Inflation and Economic Reform</td> <td><a href="https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/oil-and-gas/india-to-clock-gdp-growth-of-6-5-pc-in-fy24-despite-high-crude-oil-prices-niti-aayog-member-arvind-virmani/103829433" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr><tr><td>19</td> <td>21-Sep-23</td> <td>Financial Express</td> <td>Macroeconomic issues, including Taxation and Trade pacts</td> <td><a href="https://www.financialexpress.com/policy/economy-joining-global-supply-chains-is-critical-for-india-arvind-virmani-member-niti-aayog-and-former-chief-economic-advise-3252221/" target="_blank">View Link</a></td> </tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="field field--name-field-room-no field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Room No</div> <div class="field__item">111</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-contact-detail field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Contact Detail</div> <div class="field__item">23096673</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-texxt field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">email</div> <div class="field__item">member-niti[at]gov[dot]in</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-designation field--type-string field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Designation</div> <div class="field__item">Member NITI Aayog</div> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-verticals field--type-entity-reference field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Verticals</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/180" hreflang="en">Data Management &amp; Analysis, &amp; Frontier Technologies</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/181" hreflang="en">Economics &amp; Finance Cell</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/191" hreflang="en">Managing Urbanisation</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/195" hreflang="en">Public Finance and Policy Analysis</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/196" hreflang="en">Public-Private Partnerships</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/199" hreflang="en">Skill Development, Labour &amp; Employment</a></div> <div class="field__item"><a href="/taxonomy/term/201" hreflang="en">State Finances &amp; Coordination</a></div> </div> </div> Sat, 18 Feb 2023 12:35:57 +0000 niti_admin 259 at https://www.niti.gov.in