Dr. C. Rangarajan

Dr. C. Rangarajan

Chairman

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  • Profile
  • Publications
  • Teaching
  • Current Research
Educational Background:
  • Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania, 1964
Positions Held
  • Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister since 2009 – 2014.
  • Member, Rajya Sabha (2008-09)
  • Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (2005-08)
  • Chairman, Twelfth Finance Commission (2003-04)
  • Governor, Andhra Pradesh (1997-2002) with an Additional Charge of Governor, Orissa (1998-99) and Governor, Tamil Nadu (2001-02)
  • Governor, Reserve Bank of India (1992-97)
  • Member, Planning Commission (1991-92)
  • Member, Tenth Finance Commission (1992)
  • Dy. Governor, Reserve Bank of India ( 1982-91)
Awards:
    • Chirmule Puraskar 2016 Award in Economics, Finance and Banking by W.G. alias Annasaheb Chirmule Charitable Trust in 2017
    • “The Indian Econometric Society FELLOW” by TIES Trust, 2016
    • Lifetime Achievement Award by Adding Smiles Ambassador Awards in 2016.
    • Sivananda Eminent Citizen Award by Sanathana Dharma Charitable Trust in 2016
    • Conferred Honorary Rotarian by the Rotary Club of Chennai in 2015.
    • Awarded ‘GITAM Foundation Annual Award’ by GITAM University, Visakhapatnam in 2014.
    • Lifetime Achievement Award by Cyber Security & Privacy Foundation, Chennai in 2014
    • Honorary Doctorate (Honoris Causa) by Davangere University in 2013.
    • Lifetime Achievement Award, Financial Express, 2010
    • Lifetime Achievement Award, Business World, 2010
    • D.Sc. Degree (Honoris Causa), University of Hyderabad, 2010.
    • National Corporate Award, India Corporate Week 2009.
    • Hall of Fame Award presented by Outlook Money and NDTV, 2008
    • Ravi J. Mathai National Fellow Award, AIMS, 2007
    • Awarded Padma Vibhushan by the President of India in January, 2002
    • Alumni award for outstanding leadership by the Wharton India Economic Forum, University of Pennsylvania , 2002
    • Award for Economics 1998 (The Financial Express award at the Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association)
    • Finance Man of the Decade, Bombay Management Association, 1998.
    • Award of Excellence in Finance, Bank of India, 1998
    • Honorary Fellow, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 1997
    • Business Man of the Year, Madras Management Association, 1997
Institutions Associated With:
    • Chairman, Madras School of Economics
    • Chairman, C.R. Rao Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Hyderabad
    • Chairman, GENOME Foundation
    • Chancellor, University of Hyderabad
    • Chancellor, The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad
Committees Chaired:
  • Chairman, Committee to look into the Design of Future Production Sharing Contracts in Hydrocarbon Exploration. ( 2012)
  • Chairman, Committee on Deregulation of Sugar Sector (2012)
  • Chairman, Expert Group to Review the Methodology for Measuring Poverty. (2012)
  • Chairman, High Level Expert Committee to suggest measures for effective management of Public Expenditure, Planning Commission (2011)
  • Chairman, Expert Group to formulate a Jobs Plan for Jammu and Kashmir formed by the Prime Minister (2011)
  • Chairman, High level Committee on Estimation of Saving and Investment (2007-09)
  • Chairman, Committee on Financial Inclusion (2006-08)
  • Chairman, Independent Commission on AIDS in Asia and Pacific, UNAIDS (2006-2008)
  • Chairman, Task force on Jammu and Kashmir, Constituted by PM (2005-06)
  • Chairman, Committee to Review the Statistical System in the Country (2000-01) Committees Chaired:
Academic Experience:
  • Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1968-91)
  • Visiting Professor, New York University, Graduate School of Business Administration, New York (1972-73)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, New York University, Graduate School of Business Administration, New York (1966-68)
  • Professor of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute (Planning Unit), New Delhi (1956-66)
  • Reader, Rajasthan University, Jaipur (1964-65)
  • Lecturer, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1963-64)
  • Lecturer, Loyola College, Madras (1954-58)
  • Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, 1981