Dr. Jadhav is a renowned author, economist, educationist, social scientist and public speaker. He currently serves as a Member of Parliament (Nominated to Rajya Sabha by Hon President of India), and visiting faculty at four distinguished universities. Dr. Jadhav, in his four decades of public service, has served in key positions as Member of the Planning Commission and the National Advisory Council. He has also held the position of Vice-Chancellor at University of Pune and Principal Adviser and Chief Economist, Reserve Bank of India (RBI). During his 31-year association with the RBI, he also served in Advisory capacities at International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Governments of Afghanistan and Ethiopia. Dr. Jadhav holds a PhD in Economics from Indiana University, USA and has penned or edited 43 books, numerous reports and research papers. He is a recipient of 70 national and international awards, including four Honorary D-Litt Degrees, and the title of the Commander of the Order of Academic Palmes by the Government of France. He currently serves on the boards of companies like Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., Sustainable Agro-commercial Finance Ltd., Dhani Services Ltd., Dhani Loans and Services Ltd., Tata Teleservices Ltd. and Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd.