हम भारतीय हैं , पहले और अंत में

We are Indians, firstly and lastly

By Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

Amazing facts about Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar

  • 2. Ambedkar was the first Indian to pursue a doctorate in economics abroad.

Not only in Ambedkar the first Indian to pursue an Economics doctorate degree abroad, he is also the first PhD in Economics and the first double doctorate holder in Economics in South Asia. He was also among the highest educated Indians of his generation.

During his three years at Columbia University, Ambedkar took twenty-nine courses in economics, eleven in history, six in sociology, five in philosophy, four in anthropology, three in politics and one each in elementary French and German!

Information gathers from “The Better India

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