Dr. Jeevan Kumar is the Teacher of Political Science and Gandhian Studies at Bangalore University. Dr Kumar is currently the Director of the Centre for Gandhian Studies at Bangalore University.
The critical task before those approaching Gandhian economics is to define M.K. Gandhi’s understanding of economics, as distinct from the mainstream economic tradition of Adam Smith. While it is true that Gandhi was not a professional economist, his economics is rich in its comprehension of the dynamics of economic processes, and thought-provoking in its provision of creative alternatives.