Arvind Panagariya: News

Author, professor, economist...there are more than a few ways to describe Arvind Panagariya. Born September 30, 1952, in Jaipur, he was the youngest of three siblings. His journey from a village on the outskirts of Jaipur to global organizations and education institutions is one of persistence and determination. Although his father wanted him to be an IAS officer, it was economics that attracted Pangariya. After completing his post-graduation in economics from Rajasthan University, he received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University. In his professional life, he has served in various positions such as that of an economist, a professor, etc. As a professor, he plied his trade in famous institutions such as the University of Maryland, Center for International Economics, and Columbia University. In his capacity as an economist, he worked with the IMF, World Bank, etc. He was also the Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank. He has authored a number of books as well, including the popular ‘India: The Emerging Giant.’ In 2015, he was appointed as the first Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog.

14 Apr 2019

NITI Aayog

Modi government made 'unprecedented' progress in tackling corruption: Arvind Panagariya

Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya has said the Modi government has achieved "major successes" in social sector programmes like Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.

06 Aug 2017

NITI Aayog

Rajiv Kumar becomes NITI Aayog's new VC

Economist Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as NITI Aayog's new vice-chairman by the Centre on Saturday.

01 Aug 2017

NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigned from his post on 1st August. In the next phase, he will return to Columbia University in the US as professor of economics.

25 Jul 2017


Nifty50 reaches 10,000 for the first time ever

Nifty50 has finally hit the coveted 10,000 in the opening trade on Tuesday.

19 Jul 2017


Panagariya: India's GDP may reach $8 trillion in 15 years

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya believes that in the next 15 years, India's gross domestic product (GDP) has the potential to reach $8 trillion, provided India keeps registering an 8% economic growth annually.

15 Jun 2017


Higher Unemployment: PM Modi to review India's job scenario

Amid charges of "jobless growth", Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly oversee a review of job scenario and employment data collection on 18 June.

01 May 2017


NITI Aayog vision document: Setting targets for a "New India"

NITI Aayog Chairperson Arvind Panagariya released its 15 years vision document at the third meeting of the Governing Council.

18 Apr 2017

NITI Aayog

JNU, DU to get financial autonomy

Sources stated that the NITI Aayog is working on a plan to introduce sweeping reforms in the education sector.

19 Jan 2017

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Theresa May to meet Wall Street Bankers

Theresa May will meet some of Wall Street's biggest firms after banks threatened to move jobs out of UK amidst Brexit.

18 Jan 2017

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2017 World Economic Forum — Responsive and Responsible Leadership

The 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) kicked off at Davos; Chinese President Xi Jinping set the tone for the five-day annual conference with an impassioned speech.