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Among Indian Economists who had done pioneering work on National Income?

Pioneering work on National Income

Pioneering work on National Income had been done by the Indian Economist
  1. P. N. Dhar
  2. Jagdish Bhagwati
  3. V. K. R. V. Rao
  4. Prof. Shenoy
Answer: V. K. R. V. Rao

V. K. R. V. Rao (Vijayendra Kasturi Ranga Varadaraja Rao) (1908–1991) was a prominent Indian economist, politician, professor and educator. He was born in a Tamil family on 8 July 1908 at Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu to Kasturirangachar and Bharati Amma.

Notable among his works are: Taxation of Income in India (1931), An essay on India’s National Income -1925-29 – (1936); The National Income of British India (1940); India and International Currency Plans (1945); Post-War Rupee (1948); Gandhian Alternative to Western Socialism (1970); Values and Economic Development – The Indian Challenge (1971); the Nehru Legacy (1971); Swami Vivekananda – Prophet of Vedantic Socialism (1978); Many Languages and One Nation – the Problem of Integration (1979); India’s National Income 1950-80 (1983) Food, Nutrition and Poverty (1982); Indian socialism: Retrospect and Prospect (1982), etc. He was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1974.


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