Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Kerketta, Smt. Sushila
Constituency   : Khunti -ST (Jharkhand)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)

Father's Name Late Shri Prabhudayal Marki
Mother's Name Smt. Maini Marki
Date of Birth 27 Apr 1939
Place of Birth Ranchi (Jharkhand)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 28 Dec 1970
Spouse's Name Shri Nottrott Kerketta
No. of Sons 3
No.of Daughters 2
M.A. (Philosophy), B.Ed.
Educated at St. Xavier College, Ranchi and Ranchi University
Profession Teacher
Social Worker
Permanent Address
Village-Kadma, P.O. Khunti,
Distt. - Ranchi ( Jharkhand)
Present Address
13A, Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23782094, 09431360778, 9868180574 (M)
Fax. 23782104
Positions Held
1985-2000 Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1985-88 Minister of State, (Independent Charge), Irrigation, Government of Bihar
1988-89 Cabinet Minister, Rural Development, Food and Civil Supply, Government of Bihar
1989-90 Cabinet Minister, Mines and Geology, Government of Bihar
1990-95 Co-ordinator, Public Accounts Committee, Bihar Legislative Assembly
Co-ordinator, Nivadan Committee, Bihar Legislative Assembly
1990-2000 Deputy Leader, Congress Party, Bihar Legislative Assembly
Chairman, Child & Woman Development Committee (two terms)
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Member, Committee on Labour
16 Aug. 2006-onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Labour

Social And Cultural Activities
Regularly visits villages and help villagers in promoting small scale industries like handlooms and different works; helps village Mahila Mandal to stop selling rice bean and advise them on how to earn money; encourages local tribal folk dances, songs and culture
Special Interests
Hockey, football, archery and all different local games of Jharkhand
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to local songs of Chotanagpur and various social works
Sports and Clubs
Founder Chairperson, Jharkhand Women Hockey Association; President, Chotanagpur Mahila Hockey Association; Ex-President, Bihar Women Hockey Association, 1990-2000 and Patron of women Hockey Association; Member, (i) Lion`s Club, Khunti, and (ii) Red Cross Society, Khunti
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; attended conference for `Women`s Development` at Budapest (Hungary), 1982 and Conference for `World Religion` at Berlin (Germany), 1983
Other Information
Lecturer Philosophy, Ranchi University, 1968-1982; Principal, Birsa College, Khunti Ranchi University (Jharkhand), 1982-2000

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