Eminent economist Dr SP Mishra passes away

Ranchi: Eminent academician and former Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ranchi University Dr Sarveshwar Prasad Mishra lost is battle against covid at a private hospital in Ranchi on Wednesday. He was 75.
He had started his career as a lecturer of economics at Tata College, Chaibasa, later appointed in St Xavier’s College, Ranchi. He served as Professor and Head, PG Department of Economics, Ranchi University for a long time and guided over a dozen Ph D scholars.

After retirement from university service, he also served as Director, Institute of Science and Management Pundag, Ranchi. He is survived by two sons and a daughter.
Dr Mishra was the elder brother of Maheshwar Prasad Mishra retired IAS and former Divisional Commissioner of Palamu Division. Academicians have mourned his death.