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Manmohan Singh  - Qualification 
The best thing happened to India was that some sensible people elected Dr. Manmohan Singh as the Finance Minister in 1991. Now Sonia Gandhi selected him as the Prime Minister of our Great (full of corruption) Nation. At times people settled abroad and others living in India talk about how he is running the government, and lots of time I hear that he is not a strong leader, he is a puppet of Sonia etc. Guys PLEASE support him for 1 term in the government, we need him more then he needs the post of PM. He will change the nation if we give him 100% support for 5 years. Is it too much to ask? We have supported people like Devi Lal, V P Singh (made the country bank corrupt) and many others, those who had no idea or experience to run a nation of 1billion people. We have corruption in most govt. departments, no infrastructure, no basic roads etc. etc.

So people please have faith in this man and give him 110% biased free SUPPORT and if you think he is not qualified person then read his CV and I can assure you that he will become your choice for the PM post not for 1 term but as many terms he likes. 

We all love India and the only way we can help our country to become stronger is to support right people for the right jobs. In my view there should be minimum qualification requirement  for all politicians, at present if you can kill, know how to cheat, qualified as corrupt person, never went to school,  passed your exams by cheating and love to lie is the criteria today to join Indian politics.

How can our nation be strong if have such people are running the economy of  the country with population of over 1 billion people? Today if you need a job as a receptionist, clerk etc. in a multi national organisation you might have to go through at least 2-3 interviews, background check, may be a test to get a low level position, but to become a minister or a PM of India you do not need any qualification. Which century are we living in? WE have people like Lalu Prasad Yadav, Mulyam Singh and many more ask them their CV, and you will realise how qualified they are, No organisation will hire them but they are the rulers of our GREAT nation. To know more facts on our politicians Click here. 

If you think any of my views make any sense and you want to add some more to it please feel free to email me. I would love to hear from you and in case you support my views then please spread these views to others. To build a strong nation we have to change some basics and simple things.

What  we need is -:
1. Minimum qualification requirement for Politicians
2. Retire age for Politicians (In India no politician has ever retired)
3. Every child to get educationl 

If we can try to fix these 3 simple things then the changes will be huge on the nation. Now you will ask how can we change all this living here in US, Australia or any other country? Guys lets first believe in our 3 core values and if we can have huge numbers around the world agreeing on our 3 core values then I can tell no one in the world can stop us to make amendments to the constitution.

So it is simple and easy if you like the idea send me an email and start promoting the idea to others, as we need number we are not a political party, we are we are the people who wants to change our GREAT country to be the BEST in the world. I am sure if we Indians can do so well overseas then no one can stop us to change few basic things to make India a better country.   

Here is the CV of Dr. Manmohan Singh

EDUCATION /Qualification:
Stood first in BA (Hons), Economics, Punjab University, Chandigarh
1952; Stood first in MA (Economics), Punjab 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

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, 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 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, 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 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

Our Prime Minister seems to be the most qualified PM all over the world.



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