Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Pal, Shri Rupchand
Constituency   : Hooghly (West Bengal)
Party Name     : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))
Email Address : rcpal[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Late Shri Gangadhar Pal
Mother's Name Late Smt. Rajlakshmi Pal
Date of Birth 02 Dec 1936
Place of Birth Hooghly (West Bengal)
Marital Status Unmarried
Educational
Qualifications
M.A. (English)
Educated at Calcutta University, Calcutta (West Bengal)
Profession Teacher
Educationist, Social Worker
Permanent Address
Boral Lane, P.O. & Distt. Hooghly- 712 103
(West Bengal)
(033) 26802691
Present Address
(i) 106, North Avenue, New Delhi - 110 001
(ii) 16, G.R.G. Road,New Delhi - 110 001
Tels.(011) 23092772, 9868180105(M)
Positions Held
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1980-84 Member, Committee on Official Languages
1980-84,1990-96, 1997-99 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
1982-84,1990-92,1993-94 Member, Committee on Estimates
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1993-96 Member, Committee on Communications and its Sub-Committee on National Media Policy
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1996-97 Chairman, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Member, Select Committee, Broadcasting Bill, 1996
1997-99 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
1997-98 Member, Committee on External Affairs
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Chief Whip, C.P.I.(M) Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Public Accounts and its Sub-Committee on Stationery and Printing Offices
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Parliament and its Sub-Committee on Maintenance of Computers and related activities
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (6th term)
Chief Whip, C.P.I.(M) Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Committee on Public Accounts
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 7th term)
Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Business Advisory Committee, Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Finance
Committee on Provision of Computer for MPs, Offices of Parties, Officers of
Lok Sabha Secretariat
Member, General Purposes Committee
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance
1 May 2008 Chairperson, Committee on Public Undertakings


 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Edited collection of writings on, (i) Freedom Movement in the district of Hooghly; (ii) Peasant movement; (iii) Total literacy; and (iv) Health Education Programme
 
 
Special Interests
History of Freedom Struggle, peasant movement and working class movement in India; literacy programmes; folk culture, literature, print and electronic media; and information technology
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, writing and social service
 
 
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; Member, (i) Indian Parliamentary Delegations to France, former F.R.G., Switzerland, U.K. and former U.S.S.R., 1980; Mongolia, 1991; Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and U.S.A. (U.N.), 1998; (ii) Indian Delegation led by the then Vice-President of India, to China, 1994; (iii) Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by the then Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha to Norway, 1997; and (iv) Indian Delegation to Bangladesh
 
Other Information
Member, Press Council of India


Developed and Hosted by National Informatics Centre (NIC)
Content on this website is published, managed & maintained by Software Unit, Computer (HW & SW) Management. Branch, Lok Sabha Secretariat