A D Shroff


Ardeshir Darabshaw Shroff (1899-1965) was an eminent industrialist, banker and economist of India. A D Shroff was one of the architects of free India's banking and insurance business. He was amongst the earliest proponents of free enterprise in India.

In 1944, Shroff served as a non-official (since India was not yet independent) delegate at the United Nations "Bretton Woods Conference" on post-war monetary and financial systems. In the same year, and with seven other leading industrialists,

Shroff co-authored the Bombay Plan, which was a set of proposals for the development of the post-independence Indian economy. In the 1950s, Shroff was founder-director of the Investment Corporation of India and company chairman of Bank of India and the New India Assurance Company Limited. 

Edited
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A D Shroff: Titan of Finance & Free Enterprise, edited by Sucheta Dala (Penguin, 2000)
Mentions Published On
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The Indian Libertarian
Volume: 5  Issue: 85  Published on: May 15,1957
May 15,1957
The Indian Libertarian
Volume: 5  Issue: 87  Published on: June 1,1957
June 1,1957
The Indian Libertarian
Volume: 5  Issue: 88  Published on: January 1,1958
January 1,1958
The Indian Libertarian
Volume: 5  Issue: 89  Published on: January 1,1958
January 1,1958
The Indian Libertarian
Volume: 5  Issue: 91  Published on: January 15,1958
January 15,1958
Talks & Lectures
Minoo Shroff on A D Shroff Memorial Trust and the Forum of Free Enterprise
Minoo Shroff talks about A D Shroff Memorial Trust and the Forum of Free Enterprise.