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Jashwantrai Jayantilal Anjaria

economist

Jashwantrai Jayantilal Anjaria, Indian economist. Member Society for International Development (council).

Background

Anjaria, Jashwantrai Jayantilal was born on July 15, 1908 in Cutch-Bhuj, India. Son of Jayantilal and Tuljakunwar (Hathi) Anjaria.

Education

Master of Arts, Bombay U., 1932. Master of Science. in Economics, England U., 1936.

Career

1 son, Shailendra. Lecturer, Fergusson College, Poona, 1933-1934. Professor Sheth Lalbaai Dalpatbhai Arts College, Ahmedabad, 1937-1938, Wilson College, Bombay, 1938-1939. Reader University School Economics, Bombay, 1939-1944, 45-46.

Professor of University Bombay, 1944-1945. Assistant div. chief research department International Monetary Fund, 1946-1948. Director monetary research Reserve Bank India, 1948-1950.

Chief economics div. Planning Commission New Delhi, 1950-1953, economics adviser Ministry Finance, chief economics div., 1953-1956. Chief economics advisory Government India, also Ministry Finance, also economics adviser Planning Commission, New Delhi, 1956-1961. Executive director for India, International Monetary Fund, 1961-1967.

Deputy governor Reserve Bank of India, Honorary secretary Indian Society Agricultural Economics, 1942-1946. President All India 1967-1970. Honorary secretary Indian Society Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics Conference, 1955, All-India Economics Association, 1959.

Works

  • Author: Grounds for Political Obligation in the Hindu State, 1934. Price Control and Food Supply, 1941. The Indian Rural Problem, 1943.

    Essays in Planning and Growth, public posthumously, 1972.

Membership

Member Society for International Development (council).

Connections

Married Harvidya Baxi, June 14, 1937.

father:
Jayantilal Anjaria

mother:
Tuljakunwar (Hathi) Anjaria

spouse:
Harvidya Baxi