Bhalchandra Mungekar

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Dr Bhalchandra Mungekar
Former Nominated MP of the Rajya Sabha
In office
22 March 2010 to 21 March 2016
Preceded by Dara Singh, BJP
Personal details
Born (1946-03-02) 2 March 1946 (age 71)
Deogad, Sindhudurg district
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Leena Bhalchandra Mungekar

Dr Bhalchandra Mungekar (born 2 March 1946) is an Indian Economist and a Rajya Sabha member. He specialises in agricultural economics and is an expert on Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.[1] He was born in Munge village, in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. He has been Vice-Chancellor of the Mumbai University and has served in the Planning Commission, the Agricultural Price Commission of India. Mungekar has also been the Chairman and President of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Simla.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "President appoints 5 new members to Rajya Sabha". 19 March 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2013.