Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) is an independent body constituted to give advice on economic and related issues to the Government of India, specifically to the Prime Minister. At present, the composition of EAC-PM is: Dr. Bibek Debroy (Chairman), Shri Sanjeev Sanyal (Member), Shri Rakesh Mohan (Part-Time Member), Dr. Sajjid Chinoy (Part-Time Member), Dr. Neelkanth Mishra (Part-Time Member), Shri Nilesh Shah (Part-Time Member), Prof. T.T. Ram Mohan (Part-Time Member) and Dr. Poonam Gupta (Part-Time Member).


The Terms of Reference of EAC-PM include analyzing any issue, economic or otherwise, referred to it by the Prime Minister and advising him thereon, addressing issues of macroeconomic importance and presenting views thereon to the Prime Minister. These could be either suo-motu or on reference from the Prime Minister or anyone else. They also include attending to any other task as may be desired by the Prime Minister from time to time.


Dr. Bibek Debroy


Shri. Sanjeev Sanyal


Shri. Rakesh Mohan

Part-Time Member

Dr. Sajjid Z. Chinoy

Part-Time Member

Dr. Neelkant Mishra

Part-Time Member

Dr. Poonam Gupta

Part-Time Member

Shri. Nilesh Shah

Part-Time Member

Prof. T.T. Ram Mohan

Part-Time Member


Monuments of National lmportance

There has been almost no discussion about the existing list of monuments of national importance and how a monument or a site is so declared. Scores of minor and insignificant monuments have been declared as MNI. Therefore, the current list requires immediate attention for drastic rationalisation.


National Bank For Financing Infrastructure and Development

The Government of India has set up the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) as the central Development Finance Institution (DFI) for infrastructure financing. The idea is to establish NaBFID as the key DFI which provides financing to infrastructure projects under the broad developmental goals of the country.


Documenting Traditional Knowledge

Ideas and inventions have been passed down from generation to generation within many communities since time immemorial. Today's practice can be defined as a collective understanding of all inventions and developments that occurred over time and were then passed down as Traditional Knowledge (TK).


Social Progress Index: States and Districts of India

In collaboration with Social Progress Initiative, The Institute for Competitiveness is pleased to release the Social Progress Index: States and Districts in India report, mandated by the Economic Advisory Council, to the Prime Minister of India.


Smuggling and Counterfeiting

As the world, grapples with a host of problems, ranging from inflation and recessions to war and violence, the menace of smuggling and counterfeiting lurks in the underbelly of the economy.


Non-Tariff Barriers faced by Indian Exporters from their top Partner Members

The intersection of barriers and measures are need to be examined more carefully by the WTO and should frame additional provisions to prevent the use of such barriers.