New Delhi: India’s Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Krishnamurthy Venkata Subramaniam on Friday (October 8) announced that he will step down after the completion of his three-year term.
In an official statement, he announced that he has decided to return to academia. He said, “I have decided to return to the education world after completing my three-year term as the Chief Economic Adviser to the Government of India.”
In a tweet, he said that the nation has been an absolute privilege and has received amazing support and encouragement.
I have decided to return to the education world after the completion of my 3 year tenure. It has been an absolute privilege to serve the nation and I have received wonderful support and encouragement. My statement: @PMOIndia @Narendra Modi @FinMinIndia @nsitharamanoffc @PIB_India pic.twitter.com/NW5Y64kxJ6
— KV Subramaniam (@subramaniam kr) 8 October 2021
So far, the central government has not appointed a successor to Subramaniam, who was appointed as the CEA on 7 December 2018. In the past, CEA KV Subramaniam has served as a member of several export committees. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Bandhan Bank and National Institute of Bank Management. Read also: Air India disinvestment: From carrier buying center to saying ‘Tata’, check airline’s journey so far
His appointment came five months after Arvind Subramaniam quit the CEA job citing “family commitments”. Read also: Air India returns to Tata after 68 years – here’s everything you need to know