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EDUCATION /Qualification:

1950: Stood first i! n BA (Hons), Economics, Punjab 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, 19! 90: 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,
e! xecutive 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

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 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


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

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