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Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh

Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India is an economist turned politician of great stature. Accredited for being the key architects of Indian economic revival, Dr. Manmohan Singh has held several key positions in the Government of India. His good governance and leadership at the center was acknowledged by the people of India and he was voted back to power for a second successive term as the Prime Minister of India. During his role as the Union Finance Minister in the Narsimha Rao Government, Dr. Singh was instrumental in many key economic policies to have shaped the present India.

Dr. Manmohan Singh has had an excellent academic record and is undoubtedly one of the most respected and educated politicians in the Indian political arena. Dr. Singh completed his education from reputed universities like Cambridge and Oxford and went to play important roles as Finance Minister, Reserve Bank Governor and the Prime Minister for India.

resented below is a profile of Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India.

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)

  • - Full Name: Dr. Manmohan Singh
  • - Date of Birth (Birthday): September 26, 1932
  • - Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • - Birth Place: Punjab, India
  • - Present Address: 7, Race Course Road, New Delhi 110011
  • - Religion: Sikh
  • - Marital Status: Married
  • - Languages: Punjabi, Hindi, English
  • - Hobbies: Reading and Writing

Family Background

  • - Father's Name: Shri Gurmukh Singh
  • - Mother's Name: Shrimati Amrit Kaur
  • - Spouse's Name: Shrimati Gursharan Kaur
  • - Daughter's Name: Upendar, Daman and Amrit


  • - M.A., (Economics), D.Phil (Oxford), Economic Tripos (1st class honours from University of Cambridge), Educated at Universities of Punjab, Cambridge and Oxford

Positions Held

Some of the key positions held by Dr. Manmohan Singh in the course of his illustrious career include: Economics Professor (Punjab University), Professor of International Trade (Delhi School of Economics), Economic Adviser (Ministry of Foreign Trade), Chief Economic Adviser (Ministry of Finance), Member (Atomic Energy Commission), Secretary (Ministry of Finance), Governor (Reserve Bank of India), Deputy Chairman (Planning Commission of India), Advisor to Prime Minister on economic affairs, Chairman (University Grants Commission), Rajya Sabha Member, Finance Minister of India, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister of India (Current Position, Prime Minister since May 22, 2004).


Author of "India's Export Trends and Prospects for Self-Sustained Growth" Clarendon Press, Oxford University, 1964. Dr. Singh also published a large number of articles in various economic journals

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