Samuel Paul, who died recently, was a pioneer in which field?
Samuel Paul was a founder-chairman of the Public Affairs Centre and Public Affairs Foundation. He was best known for pioneering management education in India at IIM Ahmadabad. Later he moved to advisory positions in the World Bank and several international organisations. He was honoured with Padma Shri in 2004. Paul was recipient of the Fred Riggs awards of the American Society of Public Administration and Nohria award of All India Management Associations. He was also the first Asian to be awarded the Jit Gill Memorial award by the World Bank.