Bharat Ratna Awardees and Their Contributions
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Bharat Ratna Awardees and Their Contributions

Learn about the monumental contributions of former Indian Prime Ministers P.V. Narasimha Rao and Charan Singh, and scientist M.S. Swaminathan, who have been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor. Discover their roles in India’s development and prosperity along with PV Narasimha Rao's economic reforms.

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Questions and Answers

Who is widely credited as the architect of India's economic liberalization in the 1990s?

P.V. Narasimha Rao

Which Prime Minister fostered a new era of economic development in India by ending the 'License Raj'?

P.V. Narasimha Rao

What policy did P.V. Narasimha Rao forge with ASEAN nations?

Act East Policy

During which years did P.V. Narasimha Rao serve as the Prime Minister of India?

<p>1991-1996</p> Signup and view all the answers

With which countries did P.V. Narasimha Rao boost ties during his tenure as Prime Minister?

<p>US and Israel</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which sector did P.V. Narasimha Rao's reforms focus on during his tenure as Prime Minister?

<p>Economic</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Bharat Ratna Awardees

  • Former Prime Ministers P.V. Narasimha Rao and Charan Singh, along with scientist M.S. Swaminathan, will be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor.

P.V. Narasimha Rao

  • Served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991-1996.
  • Credited as the architect of India’s economic liberalization in the 1990s.
  • Adopted policies that opened the Indian economy to global markets by dismantling the license-permit raj system.
  • Ended the ‘License Raj’ and paved the way for foreign investments into India.
  • Fostered a new era of economic development, laying a solid foundation for India’s future economic growth and prosperity.
  • Pursued pragmatic foreign policy, boosting ties with:
    • US
    • Israel
    • Stabilized relations with:
      • China
      • Pakistan
  • Forged the ‘Look East‘ policy with ASEAN nations.

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