Published On: Mon, Aug 31st, 2020

Pinaki Chakraborty appointed director of NIPFP

New Delhi, Aug 31 (PTI) Eminent economist Pinaki Chakraborty will take charge as the director of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) from October 15, the economic think-tank said on Monday.

Pinaki Chakraborty has been appointed NIPFP Director for a five year term commencing 15th October 2020.

Chakraborty will replace Rathin Roy, a former member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).

Roy had quit as NIPFP director in June.

Chakraborty is a professor at NIPFP but currently on leave and serving as Chief – Social Policy, Unicef State Office for Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

“Appointment of New Director : We are delighted to announce that Prof. Pinaki Chakraborty has been appointed our Director for a five year term commencing 15th October 2020,” the NIPFP said in a tweet.

Recently, former Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel took charge as the chairman of NIPFP.


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI


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