EDUCATION /Qualification:

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 atSt John's College, Cambridge, 1955 and 1957;

Wrenbury scholar, University ofCambridge,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 Econom ics, 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 ofIndia; Director, Industrial Development Bank ofIndia; Alternate governor for India, Board of governors, Asian Development Bank; Alternate governor forIndia, 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 committeeSeptember 16,

1982 - January 14, 1985:Governor, Reserve Bank of India

1982-85: Alternate Governor forIndia, 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 fromAssam 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, 199 7: 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


May 2004 onwards: If you are a citizen ofIndia, you must know this!!





BOOKS:

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



OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

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


INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS:

1966: Economic Affairs Officer

1966-69: Chief, financing for trade section, UNCTAD

1972-74: Deputy forIndia 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 MeetingCyprus

1993: Human Rights World Conference,Vienna



RECREATION:

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





Name: Dr. Manmohan Singh
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