Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee

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Pranab Mukherjee is 85 years old Loksabha MP, elected from of state as a member of Party. Pranab Mukherjee was born to Late Shri Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee & Late Smt. Rajlakshmi Mukherjee and is married to Smt. Suvra Mukherjee. He/She has 2 son(s) 1 daughter(s)

Background information of Pranab Mukherjee:

His father Kamada Kinkar Mukherjee was a well-known freedom fighter, who went on to become a member of the West Bengal Legislative Council,a nd later President of the District Congress Committee of Birbhum. Mukherjee worked as a college teacher and a journalist, and began his parliamentary career from the Rajya Sabha in 1969.

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International Organizations: (i) Board of Governors (a)International Monetary Fund 1982 -1985
(b) World Bank, 1982 - 1985
(c) Asian Development Bank, 1982 -1985
(d) African Development Bank, 1982 -1985
(e) Member, Boards of governance since May 2009
(ii) Chairman, Group 24 Ministerial Group attached to IMF and World Bank, 1984
(iii) Presided over SAARC Council of Ministers Conference, May 1995
November 1995
2006 and 2007 Leader of Indian delegations to: (i) Colombo Plan Finance Ministers` Conference, Singapore, 1975 and Colombo, 1976
(ii) Commonwealth Finance Ministers` Conference, 1982, 1983 and 1984
(iii) Annual General Meeting of World Bank and IMF, 1982, 1983 and 1984
(iv) Annual General Meeting of Asian Development Bank, 1982, 1983 and 1984
(v) Ministerial Conference of WTO, Marrakesh, 1994
(vi) UN General Assembly, 1994, 1995, 2005 and 2006
(vii) Social Summit, Copenhagen, 1995
(viii) 40th Anniversary of Asian Conference, Bandung, 1995
(ix) Non-Aligned Foreign Ministers Conference, Carte-Ghana, 1995
(x) Conference of Commonwealth Heads of Governments (CHOGAM), Auckland 1996 Honours and Distinctions conferred:i)Rated as one of the best five Finance Ministers of the world, 1984 according to a survey of Euro Money, a journal published from New York
(ii)Conferred Best Parliamentarian Award, 1997
(iii) Awarded Padma Vibhushan, 2007. (iv) The London based magazine `Emerging Markets` has named Shri Pranab Mukherjee``Finance Minister of the Year for Asia 2010``.His leadership in the Ministry of Finance and other Economic Ministries was well acclaimed, nationally and internationally. He was considered as the key figure in formulating economic policies of the nation for a long period. Under his stewardship India earned the distinction of not withdrawing the last installment of IMF loan to the extent of US$1.1 billion. He was considered top ranking Minister and presided over the Cabinet meetings of the Union in the absence of the Prime Minister during 1980-1985.
Party Name
Assets ( In Rupees)More than 2 Crore(s)
Permanent AddressFlat No. 2-A, First Floor,,60/2/7, Kavi Bharti Sarani, Lake Road,Kolkata - 700 029West Bengal,Tel. (
Delhi Address13, Talkatora Road, New Delhi - 110 001
Email address
July 1969Elected to Rajya Sabha
Jan. 1973-Jan. 1974Union Deputy Minister, Industrial Development
Jan. 1974-Oct. 1974Union Deputy Minister, Shipping and Transport
Oct. 1974-Dec. 1975Union Minister of State, Finance
July 1975Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
Dec. 1975-Mar. 1977Union Minister, Revenue and Banking (Independent Charge)
1978 -1980Deputy Leader, Congress Party, Rajya Sabha
27 Jan. 1978 - 18 Jan. 1986Member, Congress Working Committee (INC)
1978 - 1979Treasurer, All India Congress Committee;Treasurer, Congress (I) Party in Parliament
1978 - 1986Member, Central Parliamentary Board, AICC
Jan. 1980-Jan. 1982Union Minister, Commerce and Steel and Mines
1980 -1985Leader of the House, Rajya Sabha
Aug. 1981Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (3rd term)
Jan. 1982-Dec. 1984 and Sept. - Dec. 1984Union Cabinet Minister, Finance with additional charge of Ministry of Commerce and Supply
1984-1991,1996 and 1998Chairman, Campaign Committee of AICC for Conducting National Election to Parliament
1987 - 1989Chairman, Economic Advisory Cell, AICC
June 1991-May 1996Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
Jan. 1993-Feb. 1995Union Cabinet Minister, Commerce
1993Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (4th term)
Feb. 1995-May 1996Union Cabinet Minister, External Affairs
1996 - 2003Member, Business Advisory Committee, Rajya Sabha
1996 -2004Member, Committee on Privileges, Rajya Sabha;Member, Committee on Rules, Rajya Sabha
1996 -1999Member, Consultative Committee for External Affairs
1997Chairman, Departmentally related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forest
1999Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (5th term)
28 June 1999 onwardsChairman, Central Election Coordination Committee, AICC
10 Aug.1997 till dateMember, Congress Working Committee( INC)
1998 - 1999General Secretary, AICC
June 1998 - May 2004Chairman, Departmentally related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Aug. 2000 till datePresident, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
12 Dec. 2001 onwardsMember, Central Election Committee, AICC
13 May 2004Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
23 May 2004 - 24 Oct. 2006Union Cabinet Minister, Defence
25 May 2004Leader of the House, Lok Sabha
25 Oct. 2006-23 May 2009Union Cabinet Minister, External Affairs
24 Jan. 2009 - 23 May 2009Ministry of Finance (additional charge)
20 May 2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
26 May 2009Leader of the House, Lok Sabha
23 May 2009 onwardsUnion Cabinet Minister, Finance;
(i) Mid-term Poll, 1969
(ii) Beyond Survival: Emerging Dimensions of Indian Economy, 1984
(iii) Off the Track, 1987
(iv) Saga of Struggle and Sacrifice,1992
and (v) Challenges Before the Nation (On Indian National Congress),1992.
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