Ahluwalia, Montek Singh - from India
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Indian economist and civil servant who was the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India, a position which carries the rank of a Cabinet Minister. He tendered his resignation for this post in May 2014 following the impending end of the UPAII regime at the center. He was previously the first Director of the Independent Evaluation Office at the International Monetary Fund.
Ahluwalia joined the World Bank in 1968. At the age of 28, he became the youngest "Division Chief" in the World Bank's bureaucracy, in charge of the Income Distribution Division in the World Bank's Development Research Centre. He returned to India in 1979 to take up the position of Economic Adviser in the Ministry of Finance.
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