Date of Birth: 5th January, 1932 Place of Birth: Ariyalpur – Tamil Nadu Marital Status: Married Educational Background: Ph.
D, University of Pennsylvania, 1964 Positions Held: Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister since 2009.
V Narasimha Rao for introducing economic reforms The Economic Times 16th Feb 2014, New Delhi GVK EMRI bags SKOCH award Business Line , New Delhi Interests of MCX-SX members will be protected Business Line , New Delhi Economy to get back on 8% growth trajectory in 2 years: Montek Business Standard 04 Sept 2013, New Delhi Sebi assures protecting interests of MCX-SX members Economic Time 12th Nov 2013, New Delhi Economy to get back on 8 per cent growth trajectory in 2 years: Montek Singh Ahluwalia Economic Time 12th Nov 2013, New Delhi Sensex weak; Canara Bank up 6% on Q2 nos, Tata Steel slips moneycontrol 12th Nov 2013, New Delhi Rangarajan sees FY14 GDP growth at 5-5.5% Business Standard 04 Sept 2013, New Delhi Jharkhand awarded for governance Business Standard 04 Sept 2013, New Delhi Skoch Award for Jharkhand Police Times of India 04 Sept 2013 MTMC to get ‘ Skoch Smart e- governance Award- 2013 Free Press , New Delhi Reforms need political backing, risk-taking: PM Indian Express 31st July 2013, New Delhi PM promises bold, decisive steps to accelerate reforms Economic Time 31st July 2013, New Delhi Prime Minister Manmohan Singh promises bold, decisive steps to accelerate reforms 31st July 2013, New Delhi Book Titled an Agenda for India’s Growth: Essays in Honour of P.
Chidambaram, Released Jagran 31st July 2013, New Delhi PM calls for inclusive growth, lauds Chidambaram 31st July 2013, New Delhi Poverty declines: Manmohan Deccan 31st July 2013, New Delhi Rupee touches 57/$ The Hindu 06th June 2013, Mumbai Fines on banks should be only for naming and shaming: RBI Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty Economic Time 06th June 2013, Mumbai Fines on banks should be only for naming and shaming: K C Chakrabarty Business Standard 06th June 2013, Mumbai Govt says PSUs will meet public float deadline: SEBI The Hindu 06th June 2013, Mumbai Rupee drops to 57, to stay weak for some time 06th June 2013, Mumbai Indian rupee must not be propped up: Montek Singh Ahluwalia The Financial Express 06th June 2013, Mumbai Chidambaram unhappy with Pranab’s Direct Taxes Code proposals The Hindu Business Line 07th June 2013, Mumbai Companies violating public float norm face more action Economic Time 07th June 2013, Mumbai Fin Min asks banks to have independent CDR oversight panel Money Control 07th June 2013, Mumbai P Chidambaram unhappy with Pranab Mukherjee's Direct Tax Code bill The Times of India 07th June 2013, Mumbai Govt says PSUs will meet public float deadline: SEBI The Hindu 06 June 2013, Mumbai FM for Reviving 'animal spirits', starting stalled project The Tribune 07 June 2013, Mumbai Govt moots oversight body for debt recast The Times of India 07 June 2013, Mumbai Public Holding of PSUs The Statesman 07 June 2013, Mumbai Let one lakh flowers bloom: Chidambaram to banks The Indian Express 07 June 2013, Mumbai Cos Violating Public Float Norms Face More Action The Economic Time 07 June 2013, Mumbai Rupee Recovers From 1-Year Low The Asian Age 07 June 2013, Mumbai FM Says 'Strong' policy decisions on infra projects likely in June Mint 07 June 2013, Mumbai Rupee Kisses 57 vs $, expects signal more worries ahead Hindustan Times 07 June 2013, Mumbai FM: Panel set up to re-start 215 projects Hindustan Times 07 June 2013, Mumbai RBI Defends banks, hints steeper fines not needed Financial Express 07 June 2013, Mumbai Interest rate on small savings, PPF lowered Business Standard 26 March 2013, New Delhi Rate cut on small savings not to hit mop-up: Rangarajan The Hindu Business Line 26 March 2013, New Delhi Returns on post office savings still favourable: Montek The Hindu Business Line 25 March 2013, New Delhi Challenge is using tech to channelise people: Telecom Secretary Economic Time 25 March 2013 Government should use technology to gauge citizensâ€™ views: Telecom secretary Times of India 26 March 2013 Montek justifies savings interest rate cut, says returns still favourable Business Today 25 March 2013 New India gets Award for Excellence in Insurance Sector The Economic Time Corporation Bank " Promoting inclusive Banking with Passion" Business Standard Wardha gets Skoch award for direct cash transfer project The Times of India 11 January 2013, Nagpur SAIL bags SKOCH award for CSR The Times of India 9 January 2013 Non-corporates should get preference in bank licenses: C Rangarajan, PMEAC chairman Economic Time 6 January 2013 Finance Ministry asks banks to review non-core operations The Hindu 6 January 2013, New Delhi Rangarajan for higher taxes for super rich Money Control 6 January 2013 RBI should prefer non- corporate player for new bank license, say PMEAC Chief C Rangarajan The Times of India 7 January 2013 Rangarajan for higher taxes for super rich The Pioneer 6 January 2013, New Delhi Norms for new banking license likely soon The Statesman 7 January 2013 RBI to issue new bank license norms in 6 wks Hindustan Times 7 January 2013, New Delhi Rangarajan suggests higher taxes for super rich The Statesman 6 January 2013, New Delhi CM Lauds women's role in accelerating development The Himachal Times , Dehradun State on right path of development Hindustan Times , Dehradun Fiat to install notices boards with info on Govt development plans The Pioneer , Dehradun Women have important role in inclusive development : Bahuguna Garhwal Post , Dehradun Needs to provide benefits to SC/ST women, say CM The Tribune (Dehra Dun Plus) , Dehradun Development without ladies is impossible I Next , Dehradun Plan Comm pitches for opening coal mining for private sector Zee News 18 September 2012 Don't sit on our changes: Chakrabarty Business Standard 18 September 2012, New Delhi PTI wins award for technology innovation Press Trust of India 18 September 2012, New Delhi Rangarajan moots 3-step strategy to improve investment rate NDTV Profit 18 September 2012 Rolling back diesel price hike may dent govt credibility: Montek Singh DNA 18 September 2012 Planning Commission pitches for opening coal mining for private sector The Economic Times 18 September 2012 Govt planning to go ahead with more economic reforms: Salman Khurshid The Economic Times 18 September 2012 Banks not passing rate cut benefits to borrowers, says Chakrabarty The Hindu, New Delhi 19 September 2012 Impact of Policy rate hikes on GDP growth being 'overplayed' Business Line, Mumbai 09 June 2012 Economy will come around by July - Sept : Montek Business Line, Mumbai 09 June 2012 RBI to Infuse RS 12K - Cr Liquidity next week Business Standard, Mumbai 09 June 2012 Offer-for-sale norms under Sebi's review Financial Express, Mumbai 09 June 2012 Policy rates are not too high to affect economic growth: RBI?
Business Standard 08 June 2012 Low GDP growth not due to high interest rates: RBI Deputy Governor?
Hindu Business Line 08 June 2012 Sinha for urgent reform measures to revive growth, sentiment?
After obtaining his Honours Degree from Madras, he went to the University of Pennsylvania wherefrom he took his Ph. In India, he has taught at Loyola College, Madras; University of Rajasthan, Jaipur; Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi and for well over a decade and a half at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
He was for a time Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington.
This paper reviews the econometric models of forecasting money supply in India for the entire post independence period, points out their gaps and tries to fill these gaps.
Following are the findings of the paper: (a) Money stock appears as an important determining factor of the economic variables like exchange rate and export volume, which in turn determine the external balance.