Abhijit Banerjee

Major change in Tamil Nadu policy making after J-Pal tie-up

Co-founded by Nobel couple, body helped maximise impact of anti-poverty schemes.

published on : 4th November 2019

Odisha partners with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee's group to minimise poverty

This partnership aims at bringing transformation in the lives of people through research-based intervention in policy formulation.

published on : 1st November 2019

Odisha to partner Nobel laureates’ J-PAL

The partnership with a prestigious research centre like J-PAL is being done under Odisha Government’s 5T Initiatives which look at transformative action.

published on : 30th October 2019

Abhijit Banerjee meets novelist Nabaneeta Dev Sen

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, who is on a one-day visit to his paternal home, met Bengali novelist and Padma Shri awardee Nabaneeta Dev Sen at her Kolkata residence on Wednesday.

published on : 24th October 2019

Doctors tie-up with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee to launch app to aid rural health

Abhijit Banerjee and doctors are trying to determine whether technology can help quacks provide correct guidance to patients; Pilot project initiated in Bengal   

published on : 24th October 2019

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee expresses worry about banking crisis

There is a need to bring in important and aggressive changes to deal with the crisis.

published on : 22nd October 2019

'He's watching you guys': Abhijit Banerjee warns media after Modi greets him with a joke!

Banerjee said that the Prime Minister spoke on governance and bureaucracy and explained how his government is trying to reform the bureaucracy taking into account the views of the people.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Abhijit Banerjee meets Modi, urges him to reduce govt stake in banks to below 50%

His statement came shortly after a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi which was described as “healthy and extensive.

published on : 22nd October 2019

It is just good work, I'm happy: Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee's mother

Abhijit Banerjee last week went to sleep for an hour after getting to know that he had got the coveted award in Economics jointly with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee to come home to Kolkata on October 22

Abhijit Banerjee's mother Nirmala said that she is personally preparing the room where her elder son will stay at their home in an apartment.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Bengal BJP asked members not to make adverse remark against Abhijit Banerjee: Party leader

Piyush Goyal on Friday also said that Banerjee's suggestion of a minimum income scheme has been rejected by Indian voters and there was no need to "accept what he thinks".

published on : 21st October 2019

Bengal BJP divided over Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee

BJP’s Bengal unit has been divided into two factions over the issue of criticising Novel laureate Abhijit Banerjee in past few days. 

published on : 21st October 2019

BJP accuses Abhijit Banerjee, Amartya Sen of using Nobel for political interest

Nobel winner Abhijit Banerjee has said he only provided information and his role was not to make NYAY.

published on : 20th October 2019

Hopeful Abhijit Banerjee will give suggestions to overcome economic crisis: Dilip Ghosh

Distancing himself from the unpleasant remarks made against Banerjee by some BJP leaders, Ghosh said people may have divergent views about the acclaimed economist.

published on : 20th October 2019

'These bigots are blinded by hatred, have no idea what a professional is': Rahul slams Goyal for Abhijit comment

Goyal on Friday had said Banerjee's suggestion of a minimum income scheme was rejected by Indian voters and there was no need to "accept what he thinks".

published on : 20th October 2019
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