“I decided to return to the academy after completing my three-year term as CEA. Having the opportunity to serve one’s nation is an absolute privilege! ”. Subramanian said, while announcing his surprise decision on Twitter.
In 2018, the Center had appointed Subramanian, an associate professor at the Hyderabad headquarters. Indian Business School like CEA. His three-year appointment came nearly six months after Arvind Subramanian resigned. At 47, Krishnamurthy Subramanian was one of the youngest to be appointed to the position.
“It has been a pleasure working with @SubramanianKri (Subramanian). His academic brilliance, his unique perspectives on key economic and political issues, and his zeal for reform are noteworthy. Wishing him the best for his next endeavors, ”Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.
His decision to return to academia comes at a time when work on the crucial economic survey is ready to begin. The document, an economics report card, is prepared by the CEA.
“Every day that I have entered the North Block, I have reminded myself of this privilege, as I strive to do justice to the responsibility that comes with the privilege. Having the opportunity to contribute during a period of tremendous uncertainty and epochal change has been the icing on the lucky cake, ”Subramanian said in his post. He will complete his term in December.
The outgoing CEA praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “I have received great encouragement and support within the government and have been fortunate to enjoy a warm relationship with senior officials. In nearly three decades of my professional life, I have yet to find a more inspiring leader than him. Hon‘ble prime minister, Shri. Narendra modiji. ”