I got this as an email fwd. It is the career profile of our so called Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, PanjabUniversity, Chandigarh, 1952;Stood first in MA (Economics), PanjabUniversity, Chandigarh, 1954;Wright's Prize for distinguished performanceat 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 Schoolof Economics,University of Delhi, 1969-71;Honorary professor, Jawaharlal NehruUniversity,New Delhi, 1976 andDelhi School of Economics, University ofDelhi,1996 andCivil Servant
Working Experience/ POSITIONS:
1971-72: Economic advisor, ministry offoreign trade 1972-76: Chief economic advisor, ministry offinance 1976-80: Director, Reserve Bank of India;Director, IndustrialDevelopment Bank of India;Alternate governor for India,Board of governors, Asian Development Bank;Alternate governor for India,Board of governors, IBRDNovember 1976 - April 1980: Secretary,ministry of finance (Department of economicaffairs);Member, finance, Atomic Energy Commission;Member, finance, Space Commission
April 1980 - September 15, 1982:Member-secretary, Planning Commission1980-83: Chairman, India Committee of theIndo-Japan joint study committeeSeptember 16, 1982 - January 14, 1985:Governor, Reserve Bank of India1982-85: Alternate Governor for India, Boardof governors, International Monetary Fund1983-84: Member, economic advisory council tothe Prime Minister1985: President, Indian Economic Association
January 15, 1985 - July 31, 1987: DeputyChairman, Planning CommissionAugust 1, 1987 - November 10, 1990:Secretary-general and commissioner, Southcommission, GenevaDecember 10, 1990 - March 14, 1991: Advisorto the Prime Minister on economic affairsMarch 15, 1991 - June 20, 1991: Chairman, UGC
June 21, 1991 - May 15, 1996: Union financeministerOctober 1991: Elected to Rajya Sabha fromAssam on Congress ticketJune 1995: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
1996 onwards: Member, Consultative Committeefor the ministry of financeAugust 1, 1996 - December 4, 1997: Chairman,Parliamentary standing committee on commerceMarch 21, 1998 onwards: Leader of theOpposition, Rajya SabhaJune 5, 1998 onwards: Member, committee onfinance
August 13, 1998 onwards: Member, committee onrulesAug 1998-2001: Member, committee ofprivileges2000 onwards: Member, executive committee,Indian parliamentary group
June 2001: Re-elected to Rajya SabhaAug 2001 onwards: Member, general purposescommittee
India's Export Trends and Prospects forSelf-Sustained Growth -Clarendon Press, OxfordUniversity, 1964;...also published a large number of articlesin various economic journals.
Adam Smith Prize, University of Cambridge,1956
Padma Vibhushan, 1987
Euro money Award, Finance Minister of theYear, 1993;
Asia money Award, Finance Minister of theYear 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 ofTwenty on International Monetary Reform
1977-79: Indian delegation to Aid-IndiaConsortium Meetings
1980-82: Indo-Soviet joint planning groupmeeting
1982: Indo-Soviet monitoring group meeting
1993: Commonwealth Heads of GovernmentMeeting Cyprus1993: Human Rights World Conference, Vienna
Gymkhana Club, New Delhi;Life Member, India International Centre, NewDelhi
Guess what I said after going through the above??.....
What a waste of education.....!
Quick notes: Digital tax, Renewable natural gas...
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