A most deserving
recognition for Dr. Man Mohan Singh:CM
Architect of India's economic growth and Indo-US
His leadership and guidance put AP on high growth
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Dr K Rosaiah today
wholeheartedly congratulated the Prime Minister Dr. Man Mohan Singh on his
unique achievement of receiving the 2010 WORLD STATESMAN AWARD for building
Indo-US partnership. Dr Rosaiah described Dr Manmohan Singh as one of the most
eminent economist of the world and also a Statesman par excellence. "Dr.
Manmohan Singh is one of the most respected leaders of the world today. His
patience, perseverance, honesty, integrity, leadership, intelligence and
administrative acumen are worth emulating", the Chief Minister said.
The Chief Minister recalled the statement of US Under
Secretary of State for Political affairs, Bill Burs who said "there could be no
better choice and no better model of what integrity and statesmanship are all
about on the world stage... a man of uncommon decency and grace and he never
lost sight of his responsibility to lead every Indian". The Chief Minister also
said that Dr Manmohan Singh is a leader of great modesty, humility and even
temperament. The Prime Minister received this coveted award in absentia
constituted by the Appeals of Conscience Foundation at an awards ceremony in
New York on Thursday.
The Chief Minister said Dr Man Mohan Singh has been the
key architect of leading India to become an economic super power with an
admirable growth rate amidst the global recession and also giving the country
an uncompromising and transparent leadership which elevated the prestige of the
country among the comity of nations. The economic reforms process launched by
Dr Singh resulted in the end of the License Raj system and helped to open the
Indian economy to greater international trade and investment.
Dr Rosaiah said under the able leadership and guidance of
UPA Chairperson Smt Sonia Gandhi, the Prime Minister Dr Singh had paved a path
for building a formidable knowledge society which had propelled India as a
super economic power on par with the Western countries. These two great leaders
together were responsible for launching the most popular scheme the National
Rural Employment Programme which in fact changed the very face of rural India
and its economic growth today.
Prime Minister as a visionary and a leader who pioneered reforms with human
face, the Chief Minister Dr Rosaiah said "Dr Man Mohan Singh will remain as an
unparalleled leader in the Indian history. The Chief Minister said under the
guidance and stewardship of the Prime Minister Andhra Pradesh took the lead and
became a role model in implementing several innovative programs like NREGP,
Right to Information Right to Education, and Unique ID. He said thanks to the
encouragement and support given by the Prime Minister that Andhra Pradesh
government has successfully implemented several farmer friendly programs. In
2010, TIME magazine listed him among the 100 most influential people in the
world. Newsweek magazine also listed him as one of 10 world leaders who have
won respect and was described as "the leader other leaders love ". Dr Rosaiah
said the Prime Minister is rightly acclaimed as a thinker, a scholar and
regarded for his diligence, accessibility and his very unassuming demeanour.