V Anantha Nageswaran appointed as Chief Economic Adviser
New Delhi, January 28, 2022
The Government has appointed Dr V. Anantha Nageswaran as the Chief Economic Adviser.
Dr Nageswaran assumed charge of his new assignment today, a press release from the Ministry of Finance said.
"Prior to this appointment, Dr. Nageswaran has worked as a writer, author, teacher and consultant. He has taught at several business schools and institutes of management in India and in Singapore and has published extensively," it said.
He was the Dean of the IFMR Graduate School of Business and a distinguished Visiting Professor of Economics at Krea University. He has also been a part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India from 2019 to 2021.
He holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.