Economic Advisory Council discusses employment, growth


Date & Time: 2017-12-21 00:41:03

The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) today discussed issues related to employment and growth, an official statement said.
The EAC-PM, headed by Niti Aayog Member Bibek Debroy, held its third meeting today.
"To continue the ongoing discussion on employment and growth, two presentations were made. NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand made a presentation on'Strategic options for enhancing agricultural productivity, income and pro-employment growth in Agriculture and Allied Sectors," the statement said.
Ministry of Rural Development Secretary Amarjeet Sinha made a presentation on the 'Mission Antyodaya for Poverty Free Panchayats', it added.
Besides, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the EAC-PM Kishore Desai a presentation on trade-related issues.
The statement further said Rathin Roy and Surjit Bhalla, both part time members of the council, presented an update on the Economy Track Monitor.