Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor

  • On 28th January 2022, the Government has appointed Venkatraman Anantha Nageswaran as the Chief Economic Advisor.
  • The chief economic adviser (CEA) in the finance ministry advises the government on economic matters and traditionally scripts the economic survey presented in Parliament a day before the Union budget presentation on 1 February.
  • The Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) is a post in Government of India and is equivalent to rank of Secretary to the Government of India.
  • The CEA is the ex-officio cadre controlling authority of the Indian Economic Service.
  • The CEA is head of Economic Division of the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India.