- Dr. Narendra Jadhav is a Member of Parliament - Rajya Sabha (nominated by the President of India). Professionally, Jadhav is an economist, educationist, administrator, author and a thought-leader. Holding a Ph.D in Economics from Indiana University, USA, Some of the distinguished positions held by Jadhav with distinction, include Member, Planning Commission; Vice-Chancellor, Pune University; Adviser, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and Chief Economist, Reserve Bank of India. Jadhav is a prolific writer in three languages: Marathi, English and Hindi. He has written or edited 40 books—22 in English, 13 in Marathi and 5 in Hindi—and has over 300 research papers and articles to his credit, besides 31 official reports on a range of public policy issues in India. Jadhav's family biography in English: Untouchables (Simon and Schuster, USA) is an international bestseller, translated into 15 languages, including French, Spanish, Korean and Thai.