Arindam Chaudhuri is the Hony. Dean at the Centre for Economic Research and Advanced Studies at IIPM, India's leading B-School. He is also the founder of the Planman Group which has business interests in Consulting, Media and Entertainment and the Editor-in-Chief of The Sunday Indian - the only news magazine in the world that comes out in 14 languages.
The author of Planning India as well as the bestselling books, Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch and Great Indian Dream, he teaches Leadership and National Economic Planning at IIPM. His public seminars on Leadership are a rage with thousands attending them. Since 2001 he has been annually presenting a much-watched 'Alternative Budget' programme on TV, on the day before the budget is announced. He has won numerous awards for his work and in 2004, at the age of 32, he was selected as an advisor to the consultative committee of the Planning Commission of India in the Education & Social sectors.
Under the banner of Planman Motion Pictures he has made several highly acclaimed films and was awarded the National Award for Faltu in 2008 and The Last Lear in 2009. He is also the founder of the charity, Aurobindo Chaudhuri Memorial Great Indian Dream Foundation, which works in the areas of health, education and employment.