September 10, 2006

I Salute you, Mr .PM

"I have strayed into politics by sheer accident "

Our PM has spoken his heart out.He is one of the most educated person in the Indian politics amidst those ill mannered,uneducated politicians.

A look at our PM's resume would reveal his academic brilliance.
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Resume of Dr. Manmohan Singh - Prime Minister of India

Resume of Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, and the original Architect of the Economic Liberlization.

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


EDUCATION:


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:

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

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

BOOKS:

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.


OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:


Adam Smith Prize, University of Cambridge, 1956


Padma Vibhushan, 1987


Euromoney Award, Finance Minister of the Year, 1993;


Asiamoney 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 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


RECREATION:


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

3 comments:

Mirror said...

India has got a good luck to have him as a PM.

He has got a bad luck to be as a PM of India

( I mean in the midst of the politicians presntly in India)

indianangel said...

he is indeed a great man no doubt in that! I think this is the first time where we have a good PM and president combination, both of equally unique and effective in their own way and both of them accidentally strayed into politics

Jeevan said...

Wonderful post! very informative. Really we should proud to get Manmohan Singh as our PM.

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