Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission NK Singh's autobiography is being launched today. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani and Minister of Social Policies at Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam were prominent guests in attendance.
Speaking at the event, FM Nirmala Sitharaman said, "That one visit to Japan, which he literally led all the way to attract Japanese investment to India… I saw and felt the affection and regard everybody in the establishment in Japan had for him."
She added, "The sequence of interactions have been so enriching and rewarding."
Meanwhile, Ambani said, "I was introduced to him
Speaking about Singh, Shanmugaratnam said, "The one thing about NK to highlight is that he is not just a person of considerable erudition, he is also a pragmatist. He is someone who has through the course of this career -- like most of us has aspire to be -- he has found a way of navigating through the changing currents to achieve the right objectives."
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First Published: Oct 19, 2020 8:13 PM IST