Udayan is an economist by training having obtained his B.Sc in Economics from Presidency College, Kolkata and an MA in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He began his career with UTV. At CNBC India he was the Managing Editor and anchors live market shows until he stepped down in 2013 citing professional fatigue.
- 2012, Ramnath Goenka Awards, Journalist of the Year in the broadcasting category.
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