Jayant Sinha

Hazaribagh Jharkhand Lok Sabha Election 2019 Jayant Sinha
Constituency : Hazaribagh(Jharkhand)
Party Name : Bhartiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Yashwant Sinha
Mother's Name : Smt. Nilima Sinha
Date of Birth : 21 Apr 1963
Place of Birth : Giridih (Jharkhand)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 16 Sep 1986
Spouse's Name : Smt. Punita Kumar Sinha
No.of Sons : 2
Educational Qualifications :
B. Tech (Chemical Engineering) (with Distinction), M.Sc. (Energy Management and Policy), M.B.A. (with Distinction) 
Educated at I.I.T., Delhi, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard Business School
Profession :
Venture Capital, Management Consultant
Hedge Fund Manager

Positions Held

May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Finance
5 July 2016 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Civil Aviation

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Global expert on Entrepreneurship and Technology. Published articles in leading magazines (Harvard Business Review, Business Today, etc); and newspapers (Financial Times, Economic Times, etc).

Social And Cultural Activities

Leading donor to India`s top NGO`s as MD, Omidyar Network Advisors India

Special Interests

Tennis, writing (articles, movie scripts) and social work

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading and sports

Sports and Clubs

Member, Delhi Gymkhana Club

Countries Visited

Argentina, Brazil, Canada and U.S.A., also widely traveled Asia and Europe

Other Information

Lived in the USA for about twenty years (in Philadelphia and Boston)



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