Tuesday, May 01, 2007
Resume of Dr. Manmohan Singh
Default Resume of Dr. Manmohan Singh


EDUCATION /Qualification:
  • Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, Punjab University, Chandigarh,1952
  • Stood first in MA (Economics), Punjab University, Chandigarh,1954
  • Wright's Prize for distinguished performance at St John's College, Cambridge,1955 and 1957
  • Wrenbury scholar, University of Cambridge,1957
  • DPhil (Oxford), DLitt (Honoris Causa), PhD thesis on India’s export competitiveness

OCCUPATION /Teaching Experience:

Professor (Senior lecturer) - Economics, 1957-59
Reader, Economics, 1959-63
Professor, Economics, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 1963-65
Professor, International Trade, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, 1969-71
Honorary professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1976 and
Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, 1996 and Civil Servant

Working Experience/ POSITIONS:

1971-72: Economic advisor, ministry of foreign trade
1972-76: Chief economic advisor, ministry of finance
1976-80: Director, Reserve Bank of India; Director, Industrial Development Bank of India; Alternate governor for India, Board of governors, Asian Development Bank; Alternate governor for India, Board of governors, IBRD
November 1976 - April 1980: Secretary, ministry of finance (Department of economic affairs); Member, finance, Atomic Energy Commission; Member, finance, Space Commission
April 1980 - September 15, 1982: Member-secretary, Planning Commission
1980-83: Chairman, India Committee of the Indo-Japan joint study committee September 16, 1982- January 14, 1985: Governor, Reserve Bank of India
1982-85: Alternate Governor for India, Board of governors, International Monetary Fund
1983-84: Member, economic advisory council to the Prime Minister
1985: President, Indian Economic Association
January 15, 1985- July 31, 1987: Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
August 1, 1987- November 10, 1990: Secretary-general and commissioner, south commission, Geneva
December 10, 1990- March 14, 1991: Advisor to the Prime Minister on economic affairs
March 15, 1991- June 20, 1991: Chairman, UGC
June 21, 1991- May 15, 1996: Union finance minister
October 1991: Elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam on Congress ticket
June 1995: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
1996 onwards: Member, Consultative Committee for the ministry of finance
August 1, 1996- December 4, 1997: Chairman, Parliamentary standing committee on commerce
March 21, 1998onwards: Leader of the Opposition, Rajya Sabha
June 5, 1998onwards: Member, committee on finance
August 13, 1998onwards: Member, committee on rules
Aug 1998-2001: Member, committee of privileges 2000 onwards: Member, executive committee, Indian parliamentary group
June 2001: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
Aug 2001 onwards: Member, general purposes committee


India's Export Trends and Prospects for Self-Sustained Growth -ClarendonPress, Oxford University, 1964; also published a large number of articles in various economic journals.


Adam Smith Prize, University of Cambridge, 1956
Padma Vibhushan, 1987
Euro money Award, Finance Minister of the Year, 1993;
Asia money Award, Finance Minister of the Year for Asia, 1993 and 1994


1966: Economic Affairs Officer
1966-69: Chief, financing for trade section, UNCTAD
1972-74: Deputy for Indian IMF Committee of Twenty on International Monetary Reform
1977-79: Indian delegation to Aid-India Consortium Meetings
1980-82: Indo-Soviet joint planning group meeting
1982: Indo-Soviet monitoring group meeting
1993: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Cyprus1993: Human Rights World Conference, Vienna


Gymkhana Club, New Delhi; Life Member, India International Centre, New Delhi


DOB: September 26, 1932
Place of Birth: Gah (West Punjab)
Father: S. Gurmukh Singh
Mother: Mrs Amrit Kaur
Married on: September 14, 1958
Wife: Mrs Gursharan Kaur
Children: Three daughters

Our PRIME MINISTER seems to be the most qualified PM all over the world.

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