Sunday, September 18, 2005

Can You Beat This Resume?

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 /Teaching Experience:
Professor and 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 go! vernor 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

A pril 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

1982-8! 5: 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 1! 5, 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

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 moni toring 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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