Bibek Debroy Age, Caste, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More
|Real Name||Bibek Debroy
|Major Designations||1979-83: 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 Colour||Dark Brown
|Date of Birth||25 January 1955
|Age (as in 2017)||62 Years
|Birth Place||Not Known
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Aquarius
|Hometown||Not Known (Lives in New Delhi)
|School||Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Narendrapur, Hassan district, Karnataka, India
|College/University||Presidency University, Kolkata
Delhi School of Economics, Delhi
Trinity College, Cambridge, England
|Educational Qualification||A Post Graduate Degree in Economics from Trinity College, Cambridge, England
|Hobbies||Travelling, Reading, Writing, Doing Translation of Epics
|Favourite Book(s)||Ramayana, Mahabharata
|Favourite Language(s)||Sanskrit, Hindi
|Girls, Affairs and More
|Net Worth ||Not Known
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.
- In 2010, Mr. Debroy started authoring a 10-volume unabridged English translation of the Hindu epic- The Mahabharata, which was concluded in 2014.
- In 2016, he published a translation of the Harivamsha.
- Mr. Debroy has done a 3-volume translation of the Valmiki Ramayana, to be published in October 2017.
- 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).
- 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.
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