Isher Judge Ahluwalia

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Isher Judge Ahluwalia (1 October 1945 – 26 September 2020) was an Indian economist, public policy researcher, and professor.[1] She was Chairperson Emeritus, Board of Governors, at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).[2]

She also was the chairperson of the board of the International Food Policy Research Institute, and the chairperson of the Government of India's High-Powered Committee on Urban Infrastructure Services. She was awarded India's third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan in 2009.

She was married to Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

Ahluwalia died of glioblastoma on 26 September 2020 at a hospital in Mumbai, aged 74.[3]

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  1. "Isher Judge Ahluwalia is new Chairperson at ICRIER". @businessline. Archived from the original on 27 September 2020. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  2. "Board Of Governors | Think tank | ICRIER". icrier.org. Archived from the original on 24 September 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  3. "Economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia passes away after 10-month battle with brain cancer". The Indian Express. 26 September 2020. Archived from the original on 27 September 2020. Retrieved 26 September 2020.