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Economics educator

Nirmal Singh Azad, Indian economics educator. Recipient research scholarship University Grants Commission, 1977-1978, Polish Government scholarship Governor of Poland, 1979-1980, Indo-French Cultural Exchange Programme University Grants, 1983-1984.

Background

Azad, Nirmal Singh was born on March 4, 1948 in Ransinke-Mira Punjab, India. Son of Kartar Singh Goraya and Parkash Kaur Randhawa.

Education

Bachelor (honours), Khalsa College, Amritsar, India, 1968. Master of Arts in economics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1970. Diploma in national economic planning, Center School Planning & Statistic, Warsaw, Poland, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy in economics, Punjabi University, Patiala, India, 1981.

Career

Lecturer economic department Punjab and Punjabi University, 1970-1983. Reader economic department Punjabi University, 1983-1988, professor economic department, since 1988, senator senate committee, 1989-1991, head economic department, 1991-1994, chairman board economics, 1991-1994. Member finance committee Punjabi University, 1991-1992, member academy council, 1989-1994, chairman administrative committee department economics, 1991-1994, member college management committee, since 1989.

Works

Membership

Secretary Punjab Students Union, 1965-1967, convenor Progressive Thinkers' Forum, 1973-1980, organising secretary Punjab Socialist Council, 1980-1987. Convenor Punjab Thinkers' Forum, since 1992. Member Indian Society Labour Economics (life), Indian Society Agricultural Economic, Indian School Social Sciences (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading literary works, reading and writing poetry, walking, talking.

Connections

Married Balbir Kaur Brar, June 15, 1975. Children: Rajan Singh, Puneet Kaur.

father:
Kartar Singh Goraya

mother:
Parkash Kaur Randhawa

spouse:
Balbir Kaur Brar

child:
Rajan Singh Azad

child:
Puneet Kaur Azad