Veteran economist KK Subramanion passes away



Thiruvananthapuram: KK Subramanion, veteran economist and honorary fellow at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS), died Friday morning at a private hospital here. He was 75, a CDS spokesperson said.

Subramanion joined the CDS as a fellow in the mid-eighties after he stepped down as director of the Sardar Patel Institute for Economic and Social Research in Ahmedabad.

He served as a member in several state government committees, including the administrative reforms commission, and was considered the foremost expert in the industry.

The cremation will take place here Friday evening.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bureau Report