Vijay Shankar Vyas

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Vijay Shankar Vyas (21 August 1931 – 12 September 2018) was a noted agricultural economist of India. He hailed from Pushkarna Brahmin community in Bikaner and authored six books. Vyas died on 12 September 2018.[1]

Career[edit]

Vyas was the Director of IIM, Ahmedabad; IDS, Jaipur and Senior Advisor, Agriculture and Rural Development Department, the world Bank. Professor Vyas was Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur. He was a member of the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India.

Education[edit]

Vyas authored / co-authored six books and published numerous articles in notable national and international journals. He was invited to deliver lectures and keynotes in many workshops and seminars in India and abroad.[2] The contribution made him an honorary life member of the International Association of Agricultural Economists. He was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.[3]

Awards[edit]

Vyas received the Padma Bhushan award in 2006 from the Government of India.[4] He was honoured at the award ceremony by the President of India on Republic Day.[5] Vyas served as Chairman and Member of Boards, at International, National and State Level.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Economist Vijay Shankar Vyas passes away". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 12 September 2018. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 20 November 2018.CS1 maint: others (link)
  2. ^ http://www.realbikaner.com/personality/vsvyas.html
  3. ^ http://www.mapsofindia.com/bikaner/famous-people/vijay-shankar-vyas.html
  4. ^ "Padma Awards". Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Member, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister – Prof. V.S. Vyas". India: Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  6. ^ http://circ.in/GC-vsvyas.htm

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