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Malcolm Adiseshiah Award 2022

Malcolm Adiseshiah Award 2022:

Renowned Indian economist and political commentator Prabhat Patnaik has been named the recipient of the Malcolm Adiseshiah Award this year.

  • The award is annually given by the Malcolm and Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust to an outstanding social scientist for Distinguished Contributions to Development Studies.
  • Patnaik has taught at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning in the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, and has served as Vice-Chairman of the Kerala State Planning Board.
  • Malcolm Sathiyanathan Adiseshiah (1910 – 1994), was an Indian development economist and educator.
  • In 1976 he was awarded the Padma Bhushan.