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


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


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


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 division chief research department International Monetary Fund, 1946-1948. Director monetary research Reserve Bank India, 1948-1950.

Chief economics division Planning Commission New Delhi, 1950-1953, economics adviser Ministry Finance, chief economics division, 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.


  • Other Work

    • 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.


Member Society for International Development (council).


Married Harvidya Baxi, June 14, 1937.

Jayantilal Anjaria

Tuljakunwar (Hathi) Anjaria

Harvidya Baxi