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Discussion by EGROW Shadow Monetary Policy Committee

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EGROW Foundation has constituted a Shadow Monetary Policy Committee of academicians, practioners and financial market specialists.

As Mentioned Previously, the EGROW SMPC will meet regularly every two months, a day before the monetary policy is announced by the RBI. It will enter its second phase of discussion and will present views on monetary policy and the direction of interest rates on February 6, 2019.

The SMPC aims to transparently discuss the interest rate scenario considering economic conditions within the country amidst the context of global situation. The aim is to build and contribute to the debate on macroeconomics and monetary policy by a set of economists thinking independently on these issues. The objective of this exercise is also to provide inputs to the officials involved in policy making, after extensive discussions and deliberations.

Venue: Multipurpose room , India International Centre, New Delhi

Date and Time: February 6, 2019 from 6 to 730 pm


Telephone – 9899461488/9901528899

Office Telephone - 91 120 430 0403


Registrations for the event will commence on January 6, 2019.

Registration Fees will be as Follows:

Only Event:

Student- Rs. 350

Others- Rs. 650

*Entry Free for IIC Members

Event and Networking Dinner:

IIC Members- Rs. 700

Student- Rs. 850

Others- Rs. 1000

*Certificate of Attendance will be issued on request.

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Dr. Arvind Virmani

Former Chief Economic Adivisor, Govt. of India, and
Former Executive Director, IMF

Dr. Surjit Bhalla

Contributing Editor, Indian Express and Consultant CNN-IBN

Dr. Ashima Goyal

Professor of Economics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Developement and

Indranil Sen Gupta

Chief Economist, Bank of America Merill Lynch

Charan Singh

Chief Executive and Director, EGROW foundation.