IIT Bombay Alumnus Appointed Vice-Chancellor at GIPE

IIT Bombay Alumnus Appointed Vice-Chancellor at GIPE

IIT Bombay Alumnus, Ajit Ranade, has been appointed Vice-Chancellor of the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE). Established in 1930 by the Servants of India Society and founded by Gopal Krishna Gokhale, GIPE is India’s oldest institution dealing in the field of economic research.

Dr.  Ranade will take over from Prof. Rajas Parchure, the acting director and Vice-Chancellor, on February 04, 2022.

Dr. Ranade is currently the President and Chief Economist at the Aditya Birla Group. His academic background includes teaching stints at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, New Delhi, and the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai. He has also served on various committees of the Reserve Bank of India and is a member of the Board of India Today Economists.