Monday, 28 May, 2007

Prime (Minister's) Resume!!!

Just for the benefit of those who wish to take a look at the resume of our PM,here it is(courtesy Mumbai Hang Out-MHO, a yahoo group that I've joined)

EDUCATION /Qualification:
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 (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

Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi,1996 and CivilServant

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, IndustrialDevelopment Bank of India

Alternate governor for India, Board ofgovernors, Asian Development Bank;

Alternate governor for India, Boardof governors, IBRD

November 1976 - April 1980: Secretary, ministry of finance (Departmentof economic affairs); Member, finance, Atomic Energy Commission;

Member,finance, Space Commission

April 1980 - September 15, 1982: Member-secretary,

Planning Commission1980-83: Chairman, India Committee of the Indo-Japan joint studycommittee

September 16, 1982 - January 14, 1985: Governor, Reserve Bankof 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 oneconomic 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 standingcommittee 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 -ClarendonPress, Oxford University, 1964; also published a large number ofarticles 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 1994I

1966: Economic Affairs Officer
1966-69: Chief, financing for trade section, UNCTAD
1972-74: Deputy for India in IMF Committee of Twenty on InternationalMonetary 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: HumanRights World Conference, Vienna

RECREATION:Gymkhana Club, New Delhi; Life Member, India International Centre, NewDelhi

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.

Whoa!If with this kind of qualification,India cannot receive a makeover, then I swear nothing will enable it to.

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