Shri Ajay Maken Member of Parliament (MP) from New Delhi (Delhi) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Ajay Maken

Political Party: Indian National Congress

Constituency & State: New Delhi (Delhi)

Lok Sabha Experience: 14,15

Fifteenth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile
Maken, Shri Ajay
Constituency   : New Delhi (NCT of Delhi)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)
Email Address : ajaymaken[AT]nic[DOT]in
Father’s Name Shri C.P. Maken
Mother’s Name Smt. Santosh Maken
Date of Birth 12 Jan 1964
Place of Birth Delhi
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 21 Jan 1991
Spouse’s Name Smt. Radhika Maken
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 2
Educated at University of Delhi, Delhi
Profession Businessperson
Permanent Address
J-12/2, Rajouri Garden
New Delhi -110 027
Tel. (011) 25428073, 25157777
Present Address
10, Pandit Pant Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001
Tels. (011) 23384183, 23386520 (O), 9868180656 (M)
Telefax. (011) 23315655, 23315699 (R)
Fax. (011) 23381898 (O)
Positions Held
1993-2004 Member, Delhi Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1993-97 General Secretary, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee
1997-98 General Secretary, Indian Youth Congress
1998-2001 Parliamentary Secretary to the Chief Minister, Govt. of Delhi
2001-2003 Cabinet Minister, Transport, Power and Tourism, Govt. of Delhi
2003-2004 Speaker, Delhi Legislative Assembly
2004-2009 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
2004-2006 Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Rules Committee
Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, House Committee
Member, Panel of Chairmen, Lok Sabha
Secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC)
2006-2009 Union Minister of State, Urban Development
2007-09 Permanent Invitee and Member, Congress Working Committee (CWC)
Permanent Invitee and Member, All India Congress Committee (AICC)
Incharge, Orissa and Jharkhand
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
2009 – 18 Jan 2011 Union Minister of State, Home Affairs
19 Jan 2011 – 28 Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Youth Affairs and Sports
28 Oct. 2012 – 15 Jun. 2013 Union Cabinet Minister, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
Social And Cultural Activities
Upliftment of the poor and weaker sections of the society; protecting and fighting for the cause of government employees
Special Interests
Keen to protect Environment and Ecology; active participation in Parliamentary proceedings; voracious reader of nonfiction of all genre
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Surfing the net, watching science fiction movies, listening to old movie songs, ghazals and reading non-fiction books
Sports and Clubs
Cricket and golf
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
Creation of the new Master Plan for Delhi MPD-2021 that brought an end to sealings and demolition in the city and established inclusive growth parameters; As Minister implemented transition of public transport to CNG and Power Reforms in Delhi; best MLA award for the year 1998-99 for his outstanding performance as Legislator in Delhi Assembly; Treasurer, All India NSUI, 1985-87; leader trade union movements of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), Delhi Electric Supply Undertaking (DESU) and many other private industries; President, Delhi University Students Union, 1985-86


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