Panjab varsity offers Manmohan Singh Chair to Amartya Sen

Panjab University has decided to offer the prestigious Manmohan Singh Chair to Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen and the Mulk Raj Anand Chair to political commentator Aijaz Ahmed.

Chandigarh: Panjab University has decided to
offer the prestigious Manmohan Singh Chair to Nobel Laureate
economist Amartya Sen and the Mulk Raj Anand Chair to
political commentator Aijaz Ahmed.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the
University`s Syndicate here, according to a PU release here
today.

The two will be invited to deliver guest lectures.

The authorities have created the Manmohan Singh Chair to
honour the Prime Minister who is the alumnus and teacher of
the varsity.

The Manmohan Singh Chair was created in the economics
department last year.

PTI

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