Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy is an author, economist, bureaucrat and a much admired speaker. A Padma Shri awardee, Bibek is only the second person to have translated both the Mahabharata and the Valmiki Ramayana, both unabridged. He has also translated the Bhagavad Gita, the Harivamsa, the Vedas and the Bhagavata Purana. From 2015-19, Bibek Debroy was a member of NITI Aayog and from 2017 onwards has been the Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India.