Shri Amarnath Pradhan Member of Parliament (MP) from Sambalpur (Odisha) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Amarnath Pradhan

Political Party: Indian National Congress

Constituency & State: Sambalpur (Odisha)

Lok Sabha Experience: 15

Fifteenth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile
Pradhan, Shri Amarnath
Constituency   : Sambalpur (Odisha)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)
Email Address : pradhanamarnath[AT]yahoo[DOT]com
Father’s Name Shri Biswanath Pradhan
Mother’s Name Smt. Pramila Pradhan
Date of Birth 11 May 1958
Place of Birth Angul, Orissa
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 07 May 1987
Spouse’s Name Smt. Mousumi Pradhan
No. of Sons 1
B.A., M.S.W.
Educated at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa and
Sam Higginbottam Institute of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences (Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute)
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
N – 2/49, IRC Village,
Bhubaneshwar – 751 015, Orissa
Tels (0674) 2556081, 9437064490 (M)
Fax. (0674) 2555723
Present Address
22, North Avenue,
New Delhi – 110 001
Positions Held
1979 Councillor, Angul Municipality, Orissa
1979-86 President, NSUI (Orissa State)
1985-2000 Member, Orissa Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1985 Member, A.I.C.C.
1985-86,87-88 Member, Committee on Public Undertaking, Orissa Legislative Assembly
1987-88 Member, Library Committee, Orissa Legislative Assembly
1988-89 Member, Estimate Committee, Orissa Legislative Assembly
1988-1989 Minister of State (Independent Charge) for I&PR and Lift Irrigation, Govt. of Orissa
1995-1998 Minister of State (Independent Charge) Urban Development, Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of Orissa
1999-2000 Minister of State (Independent Charge) Industry, Govt. of Orissa
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Minies & N.E. R.
Member, MPLAD Committee
3 May 2013 Member, Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)
Social And Cultural Activities
Leading movements of students/farmers
Special Interests
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Watching games, reading books and yoga
Sports and Clubs
(i) President, Orissa Cricket Association 1996-2000; (ii) Vice-President, Orissa Scouts & Guides; and (iii) Member, Bhubaneswar Club Orissa
Countries Visited
Jamaica, Nepal, U.A.E., U.K. and U.S.A.
Other Information
Director,(i) Angul Milk Society-1975,(ii) Consumer Federation of Orissa -1979 and (iii) Rastrabhasa Prasar Samiti; Chairman Chendipada Mining School-1987-88, 1993-94; President, (i) NSUI, Dhenkanal District-1974; Vice-President:(i) Orissa Gomangal Samiti-1990-05, and (ii) Orissa Scout and Guide-2005 till date; General Secretary:(i) Govt. College Angul,Orissa – 1975, and (ii) NSUI, Orissa 1980


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