Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Singh, Dr. Amar
Constituency   : Fatehgarh Sahib (SC) (Punjab)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : dr[DOT]amarsingh53[AT]gmail[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Late Shri Malkiat Singh
Mother's Name Late Smt. Gurdev Kaur
Date of Birth 26 May 1953
Place of Birth Boparai Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 19 May 1983
Spouse's Name Smt. Kuldeep Kaur
No. of Sons 2
Educational
Qualifications
M.A. Economics, MBBS
Educated at Barkhatullah University and Amritsar Medical College, Punjab
Profession Social-cum-Political Worker
Civil Servant,Medical Practitioner
Permanent Address
House No. 66, Green City, Raikot
Ludhiana, Punjab-141109
09711342001 (M)
Present Address
Punjab Bhawan, Copernicus Marg,
New Delhi-110001
09711342001 (M)
Positions Held
1987 - 1992 District Collector, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1997 - 2004 Principal Secretary/Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh
2004 - 2010 Joint Secretary, Government of India
2010 - 2012 Executive Director, Food Corporation of India
2012 - 2012 C.M.D., Food Corporation of India
2014 onwards Vice-President, PCC, Punjab
2017 onwards Spokesperson, PCC, Punjab
2018 onwards Member, All India Congress Committee
May, 2019 Elected to 17th Lok Sabha


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Member, Jang-e-Azadi Memorial Trust, Jalandhar
 
Special Interests
Yoga, meditation, creation of core infrastructure in education and health
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and watching sports especially Tennis
 
 
Countries Visited
Afghanistan, Austria, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Jordan Nigeria, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Syria, UAE, UK and USA
 
Other Information
Member, Senate, Panjab University, Chandigarh, CMD-Food Corporation of India,Implementation of National Food Security Act, 2003, Oversaw the creation of infrastructure for 150 lac MT of foodgrains storage godowns, conceptualised and organised the change of SGSY Programme into National Rural Livelihood Mission, Worked in creation of MNREGA in 2004-05, Prepared concept paper for Skill Development and Placement in Private Sector for rural youths, Went as Member of Govt of India delegation to UN, WB, IFAD, AARDO, CIRDAP etc


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