Ramaswamy Iyer, Honorary Research Professor at CPR, passed away on 9 September. Amita Baviskar from the Institute of Economic Growth, and R Umamaheshwari, Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, among others, recall his contributions to research and policy.
- In He Watered the Arid Fields of Administration with Intellectual Rigour and Honesty, Amita Baviskar comments on Iyer's contribution to India's water issues.
- R Umamaheshwari writes in A visionary on water issues how Iyer 'saw rivers as inextricable parts of the lives of communities'.
- Nitin Sethi writes on why Ramaswamy Iyer was Not your typical bureaurcrat.
- Countercurrents shares the transcript of a talk Iyer gave to the Association for India’s Development (AID) volunteers in January, 1999.