Professor V.S. Vyas

Professor V.S. Vyas was a noted agricultural economist of India. He hailed from Pushkarna Brahmin community in Bikaner and authored six books. Vyas died on 12 September 2018.

Professor V.S. Vyas was the Director of IIM, Ahmedabad; IDS, Jaipur and also a Senior Advisor at Agriculture and Rural Development Department of the World Bank. Professor Vyas was Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur. He was a member of the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India. Vyas authored / co-authored six books and published numerous articles in notable national and international journals. He was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Vyas received the Padma Bhushan award in 2006 from the Government of India. He was honoured at the award ceremony by the President of India on Republic Day. Vyas served as Chairman and Member of Boards, at International, National and State Level.

Posts by Professor V.S. Vyas

Microfinance – Challenges and Response

This note briefly discusses four major concerns/opinions voiced by different stakeholders, namely the promoters, the beneficiaries and the general public.