Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India

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Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India of Government of India
भारत सरकार के मुख्य आर्थिक सलाहकार
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Residence North Block, Secretariat Building, New Delhi
Appointer Minister of Finance
Succession Siddharth Tiwari

The Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) is the economic advisor to the Government of India. The CEA is the ex-officio cadre controlling authority of the Indian Economic Service. The CEA is under the direct charge of the Minister of Finance.[1][2][3]

List of CEAs[edit]

No Name Portrait Term of office
1 Ashok Lahiri July 2007
2 Arvind Virmani July 2007 November 2009[4]
3 Kaushik Basu July 2012
4 Raghuram Rajan Raghuram Rajan, IMF 69MS040421048l.jpg 10 August 2012 4 September 2013
5 Arvind Subramanian 16 October 2014 Incumbent


  1. ^ "Office of the Economic Adviser". Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  2. ^ Special Correspondent (2012-08-29). "Raghuram Rajan takes over as Chief Economic Advisor". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  3. ^ "India's new chief economic advisor is IIMA alumnus - India - DNA". Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  4. ^ Sridhar, V (February 21, 2013). "Allowing corporates to run banks risky: Virmani". Bangalore. The Hindu. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 

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