Chief Economic Adviser KV Subramanian took to Twitter on Friday and announced that he has decided to return to academia after completion of his three-year term in finance ministry.
“I have decided to return back to academia following the completion of my 3-year fulfilling tenure. Serving The Nation has been an absolute privilege and I have wonderful support and encouragement….,” he tweeted along with sharing his staement.
“In close to three decades of my professional life, I am yet to encounter a more inspiring leader than Honourable 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 citizen,” he wrote while thanking PM Narendra Modi.
Referring Nirmala Sitharaman a “scholar at heart”, he said that the Finance Minister ensured that the economic surveys are carried out in free spirit. “Her feedback has been as committed as her support,” he wrote in his statement.
He also mentioned about being conscious of the priviledge and the responsibility that go along with his prestigious job at North Block.
First in his family to enter a university, an ISB Hyderabad Professor K V Subramanian was appointed as CEA in December 2018 by the Centre. He was preceded by Arvind Subramanian as CEA.