Chief Economic Adviser K.V. Subramanian on Friday said that he would step down following the completion of his three-year tenure.
“I have decided to return back to academia following the completion of my 3-year fulfilling tenure as the Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India. To get an opportunity to serve one’s nation is an absolute privilege,” he said.
Subramanian’s three-year term would have come up for renewal in December but he decided to return to academia.
In a statement, K V Subramanian thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his inspiring leadership.
“In close to three decades of my professional life, I am yet to encounter a more inspiring leader than the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji. His intuitive understanding of economic policy combines with an unmistakeable determination to use the same to elevate the lives of common citizens,” he said.