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    Dr. Manmohan Singh

    Name: Dr. Manmohan Singh
    DOB: September 26, 1932
    Place of Birth: Gah (West Punjab)
    Father: S. Gurmukh Singh
    Mother: Amrit Kaur
    Married on: September 14, 1958
    Wife: Gursharan Kaur
    Children: Three daughters
    EDUCATION /Qualification:
    1950: Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, Panjab University, Chandigarh,
    1952; Stood first in MA (Economics), Panjab 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, Panjab 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, 1998 onwards: Leader of the Opposition, Rajya Sabha
    June 5, 1998 onwards: Member, committee on finance
    August 13, 1998 onwards: 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 -Clarendon
    Press, 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 India in 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 Cyprus 1993: Human
    Rights World Conference, Vienna

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

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    nice info thanx 4 sharing

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