Dean Vali Nasr and the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute hosted a discussion on "Global Governance: An Assessment" with Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Former Deputy Chairman of India’s Planning Commission.
This event was moderated by Professor Pravin Krishna, Chung Ju Yung, Distinguished Professor of International Economics and Business.
Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia has served as a high-level government official in India, as well as with the IMF and the World Bank. He has been a key figure in India’s economic reforms since the mid-1980s. Most recently, Mr. Ahluwalia was Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India from July 2004 till May 2014. In 2011, he was awarded the prestigious “Padma Vibhushan”, India’s second highest civilian honor, by the President of India for his outstanding contribution to economic policy and public service. Dr. Ahluwalia received a BA (Hons) degree from St. Stephens College, Delhi University. He went to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and received an M.A. and an M.Phil. degree in Economics from Oxford University. He has received several honorary doctorates, including the Doctor of Civil Law (Honoris Causa) from Oxford University.