Narendra Jadhav, a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha, Nominated) is an Economist, Educationist, Administrator and Author in English, Marathi and Hindi.
Holding a doctorate in Economics from Indiana University, USA, Dr Jadhav has earlier served in several distinguished positions including Member–Planning Commission, Member–National Advisory Council, Vice–Chancellor of the S.P. Pune University and Chief Economist, Reserve Bank of India.
Narendra Jadhav is currently serving, on honorary basis, as Distinguished Professor, Council for Social Development (CSD) in New Delhi and as Professor Emeritus at MIT School of Government, Pune. He has appointed as the Chairman, Advisory Committee on RBI History: Volume V (1977-2007).
Dr. Narendra Jadhav has written or edited
36 books including 12 books on Dr Ambedkar - six
each in English (Konark Publishers, New Delhi, 2013) and Marathi (Granthali,
2012, 13) - comprising an intellectual biography, speeches (3 Volumes each)
and writings (2 Volumes each), a trilogy on Rabindranath Tagore
(Granthali, 2011), Re-emerging India (ICFAI University Press,
2006), Monetary Policy: Financial Stability and Central Banking in India
(Macmillan, India, 2006), Untouchables (Simon and Schuster, USA
2005), Outcaste A Memoir (Penguin, India, 2003), and Monetary
Economics for India (Macmillan, India, 1993). In addition, he has
authored 30 major official Reports, contributed around 200 research papers
in professional journals and delivered numerous lectures in national and
A celebrated public, Dr Jadhav is recipient of as many as 63 National and International Awards for his contribution to the fields of economics, education, literature, culture and social work. These include four Honorary D Lit Degrees and the title of the Commander of the Order of Academic Palmes by the Government of France.
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