C. D. Deshmukh

C. D. Deshmukh

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Chint man Dw rak n th Deshmukh, CIE, better known as C. D. Deshmukh, was the first Indian to be appointed as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 1943 by the British Raj authorities. He subsequently served as the Finance Minister in the Union Cabinet. Chintaman Deshmukh was born to Dwarakanath Ganesh Deshmukh, a respected lawyer, and Bhagirathibai, a deeply religious lady, on January 14, 1896 at Nata, near Fort Raigarh, Maharashtra. The family was affluent, and of land-holding background with a tradition of public service. Deshmukh had a brilliant academic career: in India he topped the 1912 Matriculation Examination of the University of Bombay and secured the first Jagannath Sankersett Scholarship in Sanskrit. He went on to graduate from Jesus College, Cambridge, England, in 1917 Natural Sciences Triposwith Botany, Chemistry and Geology; he secured the Frank Smart prize in Botany. Finally, he topped the Indian Civil Services examination in 1918, then held only in Londonshow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135675567
  • 9786135675566