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PM sets up global advisory council

January 13, 2009 10:12 IST

The Prime Minister's global advisory council has been constituted. The setting up of the council was announced by the Prime Minister at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Chennai.

Chaired by the Prime Minister, its members include the External Affairs minister, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs, bureaucrats and the following prominent Overseas Indians.

1.     Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
2.     Karan F. Bilmoria
3.     Swadesh Chaterjee
4.     Ela Gandhi
5.     Rajat Gupta
6.     Dr. Renu Khator
7.     Lord Khalid Hameed
8.     Kishore Mahbubani
9.     L.N.Mittal
10.     PNC Menon
11.     Indra

K. Nooyi
12.     Bhiku Chotalal Parekh
13.     Tan Dato Ajit Singh
14.     Professor C.K. Prahlad
15.     Dr. Amartya Sen
16.     Vikram Pandit
17.     Sam Pitroda
18.     Shashi Tharoor
19.     Professor Srinivasa SR Varadhan
20.     Yusuf Ali, MA

        
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