Resume of Dr.Manmohan Singh .Our PM

Bharath (C.A,C.S) (3983 Points)

05 April 2011  

Resume of Dr. Manmohan Singh - Prime Minister of India 

(By Sanjay Sharma, Section Election committee member )

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 


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 


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 


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 

Euromoney Award, Finance Minister of the Year, 1993; 

Asiamoney 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 Delhi