Sukhamoy Chakraborty

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Sukhamoy Chakravarty
Born (1934-07-26)26 July 1934
Died 22 August 1990(1990-08-22) (aged 56)
Nationality Indian
Fields Economics
Institutions Delhi School of Economics
Alma mater Presidency University, Kolkata
Doctoral advisor Jan Tinbergen
Known for Chakravarty Committee

Sukhamoy Chakravarty (26 July 1934 – 22 August 1990) was an Indian economist who, along with Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, was a key architect of the Five-Year plans of India. He attended Presidency University, Kolkata as an Economics major, where he was a colleague of Amartya Sen.[1] He later attended the Delhi School of Economics and obtained a doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam under Jan Tinbergen. He assumed a teaching post at Massachusetts Institute of Technology but returned to India to join the Planning Commission.[2]