Dr Manmohan Singh is a Trustee of the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.
Dr Singh was born on September 26, 1932, in the Punjab province of undivided India. He earned a first-class degree (with honours) in economics in 1957 from the University of Cambridge, UK, and a D.Phil. in economics from Oxford University in 1962.
Dr Singh served as the Prime Minister of India from 2004 to 2014. The key awards conferred upon Dr Singh include the Padma Vibhushan (1987), the Asia Money Award for Finance Minister of the Year (1993 and 1994), the Euro Money Award for Finance Minister of the Year (1993), the Adam Smith Prize of the University of Cambridge (1956), and the Wright’s Prize for Distinguished Performance at St. John’s College in Cambridge (1955).