Bibek Debroy Age, Caste, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Bibek Debroy

Real NameBibek Debroy
Major Designations1979-83: Served as a Professor at Presidency College, Kolkata.
1983-87: Served as a Professor at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune.
1987-93: Served at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi.
1993-98: Served as The Director of a Ministry of Finance/UNDP project on legal reforms.
1994-95: Served at the Department of Economic Affairs.
1997-2005: Served at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies.
2005-06: Served at the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
2007-2015: Served at the Centre for Policy Research.
January 2015: On 5 January, appointed as permanent member of NITI Aayog.
2017: On 25 September, appointed as the Chief of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourGrey
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 January 1955 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2024)69 Years
Birth PlaceNot Known
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownNot Known (Lives in New Delhi)
SchoolRamakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur, Hassan district, Karnataka, India
College/UniversityPresidency University, Kolkata
Delhi School of Economics, Delhi
Trinity College, Cambridge, England
Educational QualificationA Post Graduate Degree in Economics from Trinity College, Cambridge, England
FamilyNot Known
CasteBengali Brahmin
HobbiesTravelling, Reading, Writing, Doing Translation of Epics
Favourite Things
Favourite Book(s)Ramayana, Mahabharata
Favourite Language(s)Sanskrit, Hindi
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseSuparna Banerjee
Bibek Debroy With His Wife
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth Not Known

Bibek Debroy

Some Lesser Known Facts About Bibek Debroy

  • Does Bibek Debroy smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Bibek Debroy drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born in a modest Bengali-Brahmin family.
  • Mr. Debroy is a noted Indian Economist and has served in different capacities for the Government of India.
  • He has lent his teaching services at various renowned academic institutions such as Presidency College, Kolkata, Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, etc.
  • He is also Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore.
  • Mr. Debroy has authored several books, popular articles, and papers.
  • He has also been the Consulting Editor of Indian financial and other newspapers.
  • From November 2004 to December 2009, he served a member of the National Manufacturing Competitive Council.
  • Mr. Debroy has also served as the Chairman of a Committee set up by the Jharkhand’s Chief Minister to recommend a development plan for the State.
  • In 2006, he published a translation of the Bhagavad Gita. The Bhagavad Gita By Bibek Debroy
  • In 2010, Mr. Debroy started authoring a 10-volume unabridged English translation of the Hindu epic- The Mahabharata, which was concluded in 2014. Bibek Debroy Mahabharata
  • In 2016, he published a translation of the Harivamsha. Harivamsha By Bibek Debroy
  • Mr. Debroy has done a 3-volume translation of the Valmiki Ramayana, to be published in October 2017. Valmiki Ramayana By Bibek Debroy
  • He is also working on an unabridged translation of the Bhagavata Purana.
  • In 2015, Mr. Debroy was awarded Padma Shri by Pranab Mukherjee (the then President of India). Bibek Debroy With Padma Shri
  • On 25 September 2017, he was appointed the Chief of the newly set-up “Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).” Mr. Debroy will be to Prime Minister Narendra Modi what C Rangarajan was to former prime minister Manmohan Singh.