T.C.A. Anant takes oath as Member, UPSC

Dr. T.C.A. Anant, former Chief Statistician of India & Secretary, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, took the oath of office and secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) here today. 
The oath was administered by Mr. Arvind Saxena, Chairman, UPSC, an official press release said.
Dr. Anant has a Master's in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and a Ph. D. from Cornell University in the United States.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Statistician, Dr. Anant served as Professor at Delhi School of Economics for more than a decade. 
He has served in a number of Expert Committees of various Ministries and agencies of Government of  India. He has also served in the Academic Council and Boards of a number of universities and has been a consultant to many international organizations. His publications in the field of Labour, Industry and Economic Theory have appeared in a number of international and national journals. He was also Joint Managing Editor of the Journal of Quantitative Economics.

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