Montek Singh Ahluwalia

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Montek Singh Ahluwalia
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Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission
In office
6 July 2004 – 26 may 2014
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded byK.C. Pant
Personal details
Born (1943-11-24) 24 November 1943 (age 75)
New Delhi British India
Spouse(s)Isher Judge Ahluwalia
Alma materUniversity of Delhi (B.A.)
Magdalen College, Oxford
(M.A.) & St. Antony's College, Oxford (M.Phil.)
OccupationEconomist
Civil servant

Montek Singh Ahluwalia (born 24 November 1943) is an Indian economist and civil servant. He was the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of the Republic of India. The position has the rank of a Cabinet Minister. He resigned from the post in 2014. This was before the end of the UPA II regime in the center.[1] Before this, he was the first Director of the Independent Evaluation Office at the International Monetary Fund.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Resigns". NDTV. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  2. "Planning Commission". Government of India. Retrieved 1 July 2013.