Saturday, November 19, 2011

Kolkata Girl Wins Cambridge Universities High Honours!

A 23-year-old from Kolkata, who works as a barter analyst in Mumbai, has become alone the third Indian afterwards Amartya Sen and Sir Partho Dasgupta to win one of Cambridge University’s accomplished honours.

Mahima Khanna, who has generally been complex in Planning Commission assignments, has topped the 2010-11 MPhil chic of economics at Cambridge and will accept the celebrated Stevenson Prize. Nobel laureate Sen was the aboriginal Indian to win the accolade in 1956. Dasgupta, the added Indian recipient, is a Cambridge assistant emeritus who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth for his addition to diet and adorning economics.

“Imagine administration the cycle of honour with the gods in my acreage of study,” Mahima gushes afterwards actuality abreast of the accolade through an email from the dean’s office. Her aptitude and bookish accomplishments will booty her places, but Mahima wants to assignment in India. The alteration matrices of the Indian abridgement post-liberalization, says the adolescent economist who aspires for a career in the World Bank, are of accurate absorption to her. “My MPhil affidavit were accompanying to barter liberalization and informality, based on evidences from the accomplishment area in India. The admeasurement of the breezy area in India is growing. The government should patronize it. India’s budgetary deficits and absorption ante additionally absorption me,” she says.

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