Prof. KN Murty, Former Dean of @HydUniv, Passes Away on 5th September 2023.

By | September 6, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Former Dean of the School of Economics at the University of Hyderabad, Prof. KN Murty, passed away on September 5, 2023. He was highly respected and beloved by his colleagues and students. The University community mourns his loss.

Professor KN Murty, former Dean of the School of Economics at the University of Hyderabad, sadly passed away on 5th September 2023. Throughout his illustrious career, Professor Murty was a beloved and respected figure within the academic community.

Born in Hyderabad, Professor Murty dedicated his life to the pursuit of knowledge. After completing his undergraduate studies in Economics at the University of Delhi, he went on to earn his master’s degree from the London School of Economics. Known for his sharp intellect and analytical prowess, Professor Murty then obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge, solidifying his reputation as a leading economist.

Upon returning to India, Professor Murty joined the faculty at the University of Hyderabad. Over the years, he made significant contributions to the field of economics through his research and teaching. His expertise in development economics and his insightful analyses on various economic issues garnered him immense respect from his colleagues and students alike.

Professor Murty’s legacy extends beyond academia. He was known for his deep commitment to social justice and equality. He actively advocated for policies that aimed to uplift marginalized communities and reduce income inequality. His passion for creating a more equitable society inspired countless individuals, and his work continues to influence policymakers and economists around the world.

The University of Hyderabad community mourns the loss of Professor Murty. Colleagues remember him as a brilliant scholar, a compassionate mentor, and a tireless advocate for positive change. His contributions to the field of economics and his dedication to social justice will forever be remembered and cherished. The University extends its heartfelt condolences to Professor Murty’s family, friends, and colleagues during this difficult time..