Work Nature

  • The IES was constituted in 1961 with the objective of institutionalising a core professional capacity within the Government to undertake economic analysis and render advice for designing and formulating development policies, strengthening delivery systems, and monitoring and evaluating the public programmes.
  • The Cadre Controlling of the IES is located in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs)
  • The Cadre Controlling Authority is advised, on policy matters pertaining to the service, by the high-level IES Board, which is headed by the Cabinet Secretary
  • The Indian Economic Service (IES) is an organized Group ‘A’ Central Service.
  • They will occupy all the important posts in ministery of finance , department of Economic affairs. Previously IES cadre occupy the postings in planning commision, now NITI AYOG. 

Key Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • Leadership
  • Coordination
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Judgement and Decision making


  • Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs)
  • Niti Ayog

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