TNPSC Thervupettagam

Manmohan Singh Retirement

April 8 , 2024 40 days 317 0
  • Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ends his 33-year-long parliamentary innings in the Rajya Sabha.
  • He served as a governor of Reserve Bank of India during1982-1985.
  • He became a member of the House for the first time in October 1991.
  • He was the finance minister in the Narasimha Rao government from 1991 to 1996 and the Prime Minister from 2004 to 2014.
  • He played vital role in introducing significant 1991 economic reforms in India.
  • He also served as deputy chairman of the Planning Commission, chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) among others.
  • He is credited with the launch of social welfare initiatives such as guaranteed job schemes -MNREGA - and right to education for every child.

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