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Sudarshan Iyengar

Sudarshan Iyengar

Sudarshan Iyengar is professor of economics, and is currently Vice Chairperson of the High Level Dandi Memorial Committee and Member of the National Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission, Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Formerly, he was Vice Chancellor of Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad (2005-14), and Director of Centre for Social Studies, Surat (2004-05), Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad (1999-2004), and Chair Professor, Gandhian Philosophy, IIT, Mumbai (2016-2018). The major focus of his research is Gandhian thoughts and practice, natural resource development and management, people and civil society institutions. He has published eight books including Gandhiji and Sanitation (2016) and 65 research articles.