Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Rai, Shri Prem Das
Constituency   : Sikkim (Sikkim)
Party Name     : Sikkim Democratic Front(SDF)
Email Address : premdas[DOT]rai[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Chandra Das Rai
Mother's Name Smt. Ganga Devi Rai
Date of Birth 31 Jul 1954
Place of Birth Darjeeling (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 03 Jan 1982
Spouse's Name Smt. Jean Rai
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
B.Tech.(Chemical), P.G.D.M. and Eisenhower Fellow
Educated at IIT, Kanpur and IIM Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Profession Consultant
Businessperson, Social Worker, Educationist
Permanent Address
J - 155, Upper Tadong,
Gangtok-737 102, Sikkim
Tel : (03592) 231181, 09933088001(M)
Present Address
402, Narmada Apartment,
3-5, Dr. B.D. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
09013180208 (M)
Positions Held
2008 - 2009 Deputy Chairman, State Planning Commission, Sikkim
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
Leader, Sikkim Democratic Front Party
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
7 Oct. 2009 Member, Committee on Ethics
Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
5 July 2018 onwards Chairperson, Library Committee

Social And Cultural Activities
Active in social networking; Enjoys cultural experiences of all kinds; Promoting diversity through exchanges especially in North-East India
Special Interests
Writing on current issues especially those relating to Sikkim and the North-east in newspapers/magazines; Taking part in conferences and debates on topical issues concerning Sikkim and the North Eastern Region. Also has avid interest in environmental issues and promotion of eco-tourism and education.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Intellectual discussions; Reading serious books on human conditions; Bird watching and horticulture
Sports and Clubs
Table tennis, cricket, trekking and hiking
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
Chairman, Sikkim Industrial Development and Investment Corporation, 1999-2004

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