Prem Das Rai

Sikkim Lok Sabha Election 2019 Prem Das Rai
Constituency :
Sikkim
Party Name :
Sikkim Democratic Front
Father's Name : Shri Chandra Das Rai
Mother's Name : Smt. Ganga Devi Rai
Date of Birth : 31 Jul 1954
Place of Birth : Darjeeling (West Bengal)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage :
03 Jan 1982
Spouse's Name : Smt. Jean Rai
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
B.Tech.(Chemical), P.G.D.M. and Eisenhower Fellow
Educated at IIT, Kanpur and IIM Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Profession :
Consultant
Businessperson, Social Worker, Educationist

Positions Held

2008 - 2009 Deputy Chairman, State Planning Commission, Sikkim
2009
Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
Leader, Sikkim Democratic Front Party
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
7 Oct. 2009
Member, Committee on Ethics
Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
5 July 2018 onwards Chairperson, Library Committee

Social And Cultural Activities

Active in social networking; Enjoys cultural experiences of all kinds; Promoting diversity through exchanges especially in North-East India

Special Interests

Writing on current issues especially those relating to Sikkim and the North-east in newspapers/magazines; Taking part in conferences and debates on topical issues concerning Sikkim and the North Eastern Region. Also has avid interest in environmental issues and promotion of eco-tourism and education.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Intellectual discussions; Reading serious books on human conditions; Bird watching and horticulture

Sports and Clubs

Table tennis, cricket, trekking and hiking

Countries Visited

Widely travelled

Other Information

Chairman, Sikkim Industrial Development and Investment Corporation, 1999-2004

 

 

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Source : Election Commission of India