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RESUME of Dr.Manmohan Singh

Posted Date: 02-May-2008  Last Updated:   Category: Career Guidance    
Author: Member Level: Gold    Points: 5

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; Wren bury 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 a dvisor, 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 Raja Saba from Assam on Congress ticket

June 1995: Re-elected to Raja Saba

1 996 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, Raja 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 Centre, New

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

Children: Three daughters

Our Prime Minister seems to be the most qualified PM all over the world...
Proud to be India leading by such a dynamic personality...


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Responses to "RESUME of Dr.Manmohan Singh"
Author: Karthika M    18 May 2008Member Level: Gold   Points : 2

It's nice to know about Dr.Manmohan Singh.Thank you.

Author: Chithra    24 May 2008Member Level: Gold   Points : 2
its interesting

Author: Raghav    25 May 2008Member Level: Gold   Points : 2
Really we are proud of such a highly qualified PM

Author: Sakthi Vel Shankar    13 Apr 2009Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Its great to know the details about Dr.Manmohan Singh. Your article is really useful & interesting. Thanks & regards.


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