New Economic Adviser Appointed by Government

IAS Prelims 2023

The Union Cabinet approved the appointment of Sanjeev Sanyal, a former managing director at Deutsche Bank, as the Principal Economic Adviser in the Department of Economic Affairs for three years.

Mr. Sanyal was the chief economist and director of Global Markets Research at Deutsche Bank in Singapore until 2008 and is currently an Adjunct Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies in Singapore.

Mr. Sanyal has authored four books, including ‘The Incredible History of India’s Geography.’

He is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University, chief adviser to the John Templeton Foundation, director of the Green Accounting for Indian States Project, and Member of the Governing Council of the Economic Society of Singapore.