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
Alma mater Presidency University, Kolkata
Known for Chakravarty Committee
Scientific career
Fields Economics
Institutions Delhi School of Economics
Doctoral advisor Jan Tinbergen

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]