The government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as the Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) to the finance minister for three years. He replaces Arvind Subramanian, who resigned from the post on June 20 this year, media reports said on Friday.
Arvind Subramanian’s term as the CEA was supposed to end in May 2019.
Krishnamurthy Subramanian, a PhD honors from Chicago-Booth, has served as a member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (Sebi) standing committees on alternative investment policy, primary markets, secondary markets, and research.
He is also on the boards of Bandhan Bank Ltd, the National Institute of Bank Management, and the RBI Academy.