The Committee wants to thankfully acknowledge the arrangements made and hospitality extended by Shri A.Ghosh, Regional Director, Chennai and Shri Ramesh Chander, Regional Director, New Delhi and their staff for the several meetings held by the Committee in Chennai and New Delhi. Similarly, the Committee also wants to thank Shri M.K.Bhattacharya, Regional Director, Bangalore and Shri S.S. Gangopadhyay, Regional Director, Hyderabad. The Committee is thankful to Shri K.G. Dudeja, Officer-on-Special Duty based at RBI, New Delhi for making arrangements for the meetings.
The Committee is indebted to the CAS Accounts Section (CAS), RBI, Nagpur for the extensive data support and would like to thank Shri P. Aravind, Regional Director, Shri B.Srinivas, General Manager and Shri Subhash Chander, Assisstant General Manager, CAS, Nagpur in this connection. The Committee also thanks Shri M.R.Nair, Adviser, and Shri B.N. Ananthaswamy, Director, Department of Economic Analysis and Policy for providing data support and analytical inputs.
The Committee specially acknowledges the contribution of Shri V.K.Srivastava, Research Officer, Shri A.S.Pillai, Manager, and Smt. B. Manjula, Assistant Manager, Internal Debt Management Cell, RBI, Mumbai for their painstaking efforts in organizing the meetings in Mumbai and collecting valuable background material for the Report. The Committee acknowledges the secretarial assistance provided by Ms. Nirmala Iyer and Shri D.C.Jeyapaul at various stages of preparation of the Report.
The Committee is grateful to all the experts, academics, economists, officials of Government of India, Planning Commission, Twelfth Finance Commission and the State Finance Secretaries for their suggestions and co-operation during its deliberations.