Deepender Singh Hooda

Rohtak Haryana Lok Sabha Election 2019 Deepender Singh Hooda
Constituency :
Rohtak (Haryana)
Party Name :
Indian National Congress
Father's Name : Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda
Mother's Name : Smt. Asha Hooda
Date of Birth : 04 Jan 1978
Place of Birth : Rohtak (Haryana)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name: Smt. Sweta Mirdha Hooda
Educational Qualifications :
B.Tech., M.B.A. 
Educated at Birla Institute, M.D. University, Rohtak (Haryana) and Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Profession : Political and Social Worker

Positions Held

October 2005
Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in a bye-election
Member, Consultative Committee on External Affairs
5 Aug. 2007
Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
7th Oct. 2009 Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
May, 2014
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
1 Sep. 2014 - 14 Nov. 2014
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
14 Nov. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Energy

Social And Cultural Activities

Active participant in various Congress events and functions as a student and after; participated in all the election campaigns in Rohtak Lok Sabha and Kiloi Vidhan Sabha Constituencies during the last 15 years on behalf of Congress Party as a student, a party propagandist, a party leader and organiser

Special Interests

Greatly interested in agriculture; rural based infrastructure, education and energy projects; avid reader on subjects of History, Economics and Politics with keen interest in topics ranging from American Civil War, Indian Freedom Movement, World War II, French Revolution, ancient Egypt, Greeks and the Indus Valley Civilization to social economics, Marxism, capitalistic economic models, polity and governance

Sports and Clubs

Cricket, Haryana style Wrestling and Tennis

Countries Visited

Australia, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya,Sweden and USA<

Other Information

Member, Council of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs); Elected Vice Chairman, Indian Red Cross Society; Chairperson, Indo-UK Forum of Parliamentarians; President, Haryana State Football Association; Patron, Sarvhitkari Seva Trust (NGO working on education, health and water); Participant in Aspen Strategy Group Dialogue on Indo-US Relations; Awarded Honorary "Beta Gamma Sigma" (top 1% of class) at Indiana University; Elected President of Asian Students Association at Indiana University in a unanimous vote; successfully led initiative for holding `Asian Business Conference` at Harvard Business School; as Social Secretary, 1998-1999 organized all major social events and cultural functions during the period; Work experience with (i) Reliance Industries Ltd., India, May 1999-December 2000; (ii) Software Engineer, Infosys Technologies Ltd., India, December 2000-August 2001; and (iii) American Airlines/Sabre Holdings, Dallas, USA/Travelocity June 2003-July 2005; Participant in grassroot election campaigns in Haryana State during the last 15 years on behalf of Indian National Congress as student, a party propagandist, organizer and a party candidate; his father Sh. B.S. Hooda is an Ex-Chief Minister of Haryana; and has been a Member of Parliament for five terms; his grandfather, Sh. Ranbir Singh was member of the Constituent Assembly of India (the founding fathers); apart from being a renowned freedom fighter, Sh. Ranbir Singh Ji had been a member of provisional Parliament, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, Punjab and Haryana State Legislative Assemblies; and great grandfather, Sh. Matu Ram was pioneer of Arya Samaj, Indian National Congress and Freedom Movement in erstwhile Punjab State



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Source : Election Commission of India