TARUN DAS- Detailed Bio Data
1.Name of Expert
Prof. TARUN KANTI DAS2A.Permanent Residential Address:
10/14 First Floor, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi-110008,India. Telephone No.: (009111) 25884540
African Development Bank Macroeconomic Adviser, Department of Statefor Finance and Economic Affairs, the Gambia, Quadrangle, Banjul.
Nationality : IndianDate of Birth : August 19, 1947.Marital status : Married (Wife: Mitali Das, Son: Arpan Das)
4. (a) Educational Qualifications:
BA Hons (Econ), Presidency College, First Class (
), Calcutta University, 1967.MA (Econ), First Class (
), Calcutta University, 1969.Ph.D. (Impact of Demographic Transition on Poverty and Inequality), as Commonwealth Scholar,University of East Anglia, England, 1977.
4. (b) Other credentials:
Life Member (i) Indian Economic Association and (ii) IndianAssociation for Research on Income and Wealth. Member, Indian Economic Service.
English, Bengali, Hindi- Excellent in speaking, writing and reading.
6. Professional Experiences in Backward Sequence:
20 Dec 2008- till date(
except period below)
African Development Bank Macroeconomic Adviser, Department of State for Finance and Economic Affairs, the Gambia, Banjul.16 Aug-15 Oct, 200901 April-31May,2010Asian Development Bank Macroeconomic Modeling Expert and TeamLeader, Central Bank of Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
01 September 2008 – 19 December 2008Professor (Public Policy and Research Methodology), IILM, NewDelhi, India, and
Consultant to World Bank (Uzbekistan).16 July 2008-31 August 2008Consultant (Debt Sustainability Modeling), Commonwealth Secretariat,London, England.1 June 2007-8 July 2008Strategic Planning Expert, Asian Development Bank Capacity BuildingProject on Governance Reforms, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Feb 2006- May 2007Professor (Public Policy and Research Methodology), Institute of Integrated Learning in Management (IILM), New Delhi, India.
Mar 1989- Jan 2006Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Jan 1987- Feb 1989 Adviser (Transport Modeling and Policy Planning), PlanningCommission, Government of India.
Oct 1984- Dec 1986 Chief Economist, Joint Plant Committee, Ministry of Steel, India.Oct 1982- Sep 1984 Chief (Economic Division), Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices, India.
May 1978- Sep 1982 Deputy Adviser, UNDP Transport Policy Planning Project in India.
Aug 1977- May 1978 Research Officer, Economic Division, DEA, Ministry of Finance, India.Sep 1974-July 1977 Commonwealth Scholar, East Anglia University, Norwich. England.July 1973- Aug 1974Research Officer, Economic Division, DEA, Ministry of Finance, India. Nov 1971- June 1973 Assistant Director (On Training), Indian Economic Service.
June 1970- Oct 1971Research Fellow, Dept. of Econ, Presidency College, Calcutta, India.