Mrinal Datta Choudhuri, who passed away recently, was a noted ___?
Mrinal Datta Choudhuri was an eminent economist, policy advisor and noted academic. His numerous prescient papers on Indian planning had an enormous impact on former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh.Dr. Chaudhuri was a policy advisor in the former Congress-led UPA governments and had served on many committees and advisory bodies of Union Government. He was part of the unofficial think tank that had helped usher in the policy of economic reforms of 1991.