Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Oraon, Dr. Rameshwar
Constituency   : Lohardaga -ST (Jharkhand)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)

Father's Name Late Shri Mahavir Oraon
Mother's Name Smt. Thungri Oraon
Date of Birth 14 Feb 1947
Place of Birth Chianki Palamau, Distt. Daltonganj (Jharkhand)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 21 Apr 1974
Spouse's Name Smt. Ragini Minz
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
M.A. (Economics) & Ph.D. (Economics)
Educated at Patna University and Ranchi University
Profession Civil Servant
Permanent Address
Sarhul Nagar, Bariatu,
Ranchi (Jharkhand)
Present Address
1-A, Sunheri Bagh Lane,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23063243, 23063248
Off: Room No. 148 and 148-A,
A-Wing, Nirman Bhawan,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23062468, 23062469
Fax: (011) 23061771
Positions Held
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Commitee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
Member, Executive Committee, Congress Parliamentary Party
6 April 2008 onwards Minister of State, Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Organising cultural activities during Karma and Sarhul festivals of tribal community.
Special Interests
Reading and writing on tribal communities and their problems
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books on Economics, Buddhism and current affairs
Sports and Clubs
President, (i) Jharkhand Hockey Men`s Association; (ii) Jharkhand Volley Ball Association; (iii) Jharkhand Wushu Association; (iv) Tug of War Association, Jharkhand; Working President, Soft Hockey Federation of India; Vice-President, Jharkhand State Olympic Association; Chairman, (i) Jharkhand Womens Hockey Association; (ii) Youth Hostel of India, Jharkhand Chapter; (iii) Jharkhand State Judo Association; and (iv) Jharkhand Athletic Association
Other Information
Selected to Indian Economic Service, 1971 and Indian Police Service, 1972; served as Suprintendent of Police in major Tribal Districts of Jharkhand , i.e Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Singhbhum, Sahebganj and Santhal Pargana; Regional Inspector General of Police, (i) Chota Nagpur, Jharkhand; (ii) Patna Zone; Chief of CID, Bihar; ADG of Police, Jharkhand; resigned from service to join politics in Feb., 2004

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