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Major Activities

Malcolm Adiseshiah Award
Best Teacher in Economics Award
Grants to Institutions
Grants to UG Colleges
Grants to Research Projects
Workshop for Research Scholars
Training Programmes

Other Programmes


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Welcome to M&EA Trust!

Dr Malcolm Adiseshiah, distinguished economist and educationist who passed away in 1994 had mandated in his Will that after meeting certain specific commitments, his financial assets should be used to create a trust to be named Malcolm and Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust. His desire was that the Trust should support teaching and research. fundamental and applied, in economics and development studies. He had also specified that Dr. C.T.Kurien and Mr Eric Prabhakar who had been designated executors of the Will should be the founder trustees.
After the formalities connected the execution of the Will were over, The Malcolm and Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust was registered and started functioning in 1999.
Over  the current decade the Trust has evolved a programme of activities.

Recent Publications:

Development Narratives: The Political Economy of Tamilnadu - Edited by Prof. V K Natraj and Prof. A Vaidyanathan

Development Perspectives: Malcolm Adiseshiah Memorial Lectures – Edited by Prof. R Srinivasan

For Details Contact: meatrust@dataone.in

News & Events

Prof. Jayati Ghosh, Professor,   Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,  School of Social Sciences,   Jawaharlal Nehru University has been selected for the  Malcolm Adiseshiah Award – 2015. 

The Malcolm Adiseshiah Award function will be held on Asian College of Journalism, on Saturday the 21st November 2015 - Invitation 

Nominations are invited for the Best Teacher in Economics  Award (in the enclosed nomination format) under 2 catagories – details as per the letter attached 

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