Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Kaur, Smt. Preneet
Constituency   : Patiala (Punjab)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : preneet[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in preneet[DOT]kaur[AT]yahoo[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Shri Gyan Singh Kahlon
Mother's Name Smt. Satinder Kaur
Date of Birth 03 Oct 1944
Place of Birth Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 31 Oct 1964
Spouse's Name Capt. Amarinder Singh
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.A., T.T.C.
Educated at St. Bedes College and Convent of Jesus and Mary College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
1169,New Moti Bagh Palace,
Patiala - 147 001, Punjab
Tel. (0175) 220550, 2204000
09650004930, 09814886428 (M)
Fax: (0175) 216201
Present Address
12, Tilak Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Tel : (011) 23381781
09650004930, 09814886428 (M)
Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Committee on Water Resources
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
16 Aug. 2006 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
5 Aug. 2007 Member, Committee on Water Resources
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
2009 - Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State, External Affairs
2014 - 2017 Member, Punjab Legislative Assembly
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
09 Oct. 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Ethics


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Actively involved in social work in the Red Cross; was awarded the certificate of Merit from the President of India`s for outstanding performance; Chairperson, Harijan Sevak Samaj; President, Citizen Welfare Council, Patiala and many other organisations
 
Special Interests
Reading, Social Work, Gardening
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, Spending quality time with family, Walking
 
Sports and Clubs
Member, (i) Golf Club, Chandigarh; and (iii) Golf Club, Patiala; Chairperson, Patiala Polo and Riding Club
 
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
 
Other Information
Ex-Maharani Sahiba of Patiala;Member, Animal Welfare Board of India, 2000-2001; Chairperson, (i) State Committee on Female Foeticide; (ii) Patiala Division and Urban Planning Authority; and (iii) Patiala Heritage Society; Member, (i) Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee(RDTAC), Income Tax; (ii) Punjabi University Syndicate, Oct. 2004-31 August 2005; (iii) SBOP District Level Review Committee; (iv) Department of Personnel and Adminsitrative Reforms Advisory Council, Punjab; State Sub-Montane and Kandi Areas Council; and (vi) Punjab State Bet Areas Advisory Council ; (vii) Awarded Sikh of the Year Award, 26th Nov. 2009 by the Sikh Forum International, London; (viii) Chaired the plenary session of UNGA for `UN-WOMEN`, 2nd July 2010


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