Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today questioned the government's intention behind diluting the educational and professional qualifications for the post of chief economic advisor, wondering if it has any "ulterior motive."
"Why has the government diluted the educational and professional requirements for the post of chief economic advisor?
"Economists' positions, even in banks have more rigorous requirements. What is their ulterior motive?," he asked on Twitter.
As per the notice for filling up the impending vacancy, the candidate must have Master's degree in economics or finance from a recognised university or institution and the maximum age limit for appointment on deputation (including short-term contract/contract) shall exceed 56 years as on the date of application.
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