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Raghuram Rajan to get Yashwantrao Chavan award

PTI Mumbai | Updated on March 07, 2019 Published on March 07, 2019

Raghuram Rajan, former governor of the RBI. File photo   -  Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has been chosen for the ‘Yashwantrao Chavan National Award 2018’ for his contribution to economic development.

Rajan will be presented the award at a function here on March 12 on the occasion of the 106th birth anniversary of Yashwantrao Chavan, who was the first chief minister of Maharashtra, a release issued here said. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, the president of Yashwantrao Chavan Prathisthan, will preside over the function, it added.

The award is given every year by the Yashwantrao Chavan Prathisthan to individuals and institutions in recognition of their outstanding contribution to national integration, and social and economic development, among others

Published on March 07, 2019
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