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Dr. Haseeb Drabu

DR. HASEEB A. DRABU

Dr. Haseeb Drabu

Dr. Haseeb Drabu is a professional economist with a diverse skill set and wide-ranging experience. He is involved with national economic policy making in India for past seven years at the highest level, within the Planning Commission, Finance Commission and the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister. He expertise in leveraging the national level experience, has also worked as the Economic Advisor and the principal economic policy maker at the state level. He chose to put policy into operations and headed a bank as Chairman and Chief executive for five years. In between government policy making and banking operations, he also spearheaded India’s premier financial daily, Business Standard and as a regular commentator on economic issues, was associated with various governmental policy making bodies both at the Centre as well as at the state level. He was a member of the GST Council for 3 years. He was the member of the Prime Minister’s Task Force on the Long-term Development; Member, Planning Commission’s Working Group on Resources other than Tax Resources for the Eleventh Five-Year Plan; Consultant, Asian Development Bank on reforms and reconstruction in J&K. He was a pivotal Member of the Commission on Centre-State Relations and Member of the Expert Group for Promotion of Diversity in living, education and workspaces for the minorities, formed by Government of India. YBL is proud to have this dignitary and visionary leader as one of its Board Member.