PM Modi pays tributes to noted economist Alagh

  • | Tuesday | 6th December, 2022

New Delhi, Dec 6 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish over the death of noted economist and former Union minister Yoginder K Alagh and said he was a distinguished scholar passionate about various aspects of public policy, particularly rural development.Alagh, 83, passed away in Ahmedabad on Tuesday after a prolonged illness, his family said."Professor YK Alagh was a distinguished scholar who was passionate about various aspects of public policy, particularly rural development, the environment and economics. Pained by his demise. I will cherish our interactions. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Om Shanti," Modi said in a tweet.Alagh served as the vice-chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi. He was the Union minister of state for Planning and Programme Implementation, Science and Technology, and Power from 1996-98. PTI KR DIV DIV

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