Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee

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Pranab Mukherjee is 89 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.
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Assets ( In Rupees) More than 2 Crore(s)
Profession ,,,
Education doctorate
Permanent Address Flat No. 2-A, First Floor,,60/2/7, Kavi Bharti Sarani, Lake Road,Kolkata - 700 029West Bengal,Tel. (
Delhi Address 13, Talkatora Road, New Delhi - 110 001
Phone 011-23737623,011-23737657,011-23092810,011-23092510,033-24648366
Fax 011-23737658,011-23093289
Email address
July 1969 Elected to Rajya Sabha
Jan. 1973-Jan. 1974 Union Deputy Minister, Industrial Development
Jan. 1974-Oct. 1974 Union Deputy Minister, Shipping and Transport
Oct. 1974-Dec. 1975 Union Minister of State, Finance
July 1975 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
Dec. 1975-Mar. 1977 Union Minister, Revenue and Banking (Independent Charge)
1978 -1980 Deputy Leader, Congress Party, Rajya Sabha
27 Jan. 1978 - 18 Jan. 1986 Member, Congress Working Committee (INC)
1978 - 1979 Treasurer, All India Congress Committee;Treasurer, Congress (I) Party in Parliament
1978 - 1986 Member, Central Parliamentary Board, AICC
Jan. 1980-Jan. 1982 Union Minister, Commerce and Steel and Mines
1980 -1985 Leader of the House, Rajya Sabha
Aug. 1981 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (3rd term)
Jan. 1982-Dec. 1984 and Sept. - Dec. 1984 Union Cabinet Minister, Finance with additional charge of Ministry of Commerce and Supply
1984-1991,1996 and 1998 Chairman, Campaign Committee of AICC for Conducting National Election to Parliament
1987 - 1989 Chairman, Economic Advisory Cell, AICC
June 1991-May 1996 Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
Jan. 1993-Feb. 1995 Union Cabinet Minister, Commerce
1993 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (4th term)
Feb. 1995-May 1996 Union Cabinet Minister, External Affairs
1996 - 2003 Member, Business Advisory Committee, Rajya Sabha
1996 -2004 Member, Committee on Privileges, Rajya Sabha;Member, Committee on Rules, Rajya Sabha
1996 -1999 Member, Consultative Committee for External Affairs
1997 Chairman, Departmentally related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forest
1999 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (5th term)
28 June 1999 onwards Chairman, Central Election Coordination Committee, AICC
10 Aug.1997 till date Member, Congress Working Committee( INC)
1998 - 1999 General Secretary, AICC
June 1998 - May 2004 Chairman, Departmentally related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Aug. 2000 till date President, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
12 Dec. 2001 onwards Member, Central Election Committee, AICC
13 May 2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
23 May 2004 - 24 Oct. 2006 Union Cabinet Minister, Defence
25 May 2004 Leader of the House, Lok Sabha
25 Oct. 2006-23 May 2009 Union Cabinet Minister, External Affairs
24 Jan. 2009 - 23 May 2009 Ministry of Finance (additional charge)
20 May 2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
26 May 2009 Leader of the House, Lok Sabha
23 May 2009 onwards Union 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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