John Mathai was born on 10 January 1886 in Kozhikode in the state of Kerala.
John Mathai was an IAS officer formal chief secretary of Kerala.
John Mathai belongs to 1971 batch of IAS.
John Mathai belongs to the Indian National Congress party.
John Mathai was an economist and served as first railway minister of India.
John Mathai too worked as Finance Minister in 1948 shortly after the presentation of India's first Budget.
John Mathai does his graduation in economics by Madras University. He served as professor and head in University of Madras from 1922 to 1925.
John Mathai served as the first chairman of State Bank of India when it was set up in 1955.
John Mathai was the founding president of NCEAR National Council of Applied Economic Research.
John Mathai served as Vice Chancellor of the University of Madras in 1955 till 1957 and then he too serves as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kerala from 1957 to 1959.
John Mathai is married to a lady named as Achamma Mathai was an Indian social worker woman rights activist.
John Mathai's wife was awarded by Padma Shri by the government of India in 1954.
John Mathai was invested as a companion of the order of an Indian Empire in 1934.
John Mathai was awarded as Padma Vibhushan in 1959.