Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Bishnoi, Shri Jaswant Singh
Constituency   : Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Email Address : bishnoijs[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Late Shri Mangala Ramji Bishnoi
Mother's Name Smt. Gawari Devi
Date of Birth 01 Aug 1958
Place of Birth Vill. Guda Bishnoiyan, Distt. Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 01 Jul 1977
Spouse's Name Smt. Sita Devi Bishnoi
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 2
Educational
Qualifications
B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Jainarayan Vyas University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Profession Advocate
Agriculturist, Businessperson
Permanent Address
Plot No. 147, Sector 7 Extention
Jodhpur -342 001 (Rajasthan)
(0291)2438160,2838503,
9414128551 (M)
Fax(0291)2515544,2515380
Present Address
C-7, M.S. Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23357311, 9868180268 (M)
Positions Held
1993-98 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Minister of State, Environment and Forests, Lottery, Small Savings, State Insurance, Public Health and Engineering Department, Government of Rajasthan
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
2002-2004 Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of
Members of Parliament
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
2 January 2006 Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance
7 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the sitting of the House
1 May 2008 Member, Financial Committee on Estimates


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Actively engaged in efforts aimed at pursuading people to give up drugs and drinking in Rajasthan; Member, (i) Godavan Samiti, Jodhpur; and (ii) All India Bishnoi Mahasabha; Member and Patron of various social service institutions in Rajasthan
 
Special Interests
Protection of environment and wild life
 
 
Sports and Clubs
Member, Lions Club, Jodhpur
 
Countries Visited
Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand
 
Other Information
Patron, Amrita Devi Bishnoi Environment Institute, Rajasthan upto 1993; Member, National Environment Institute, Khejdali Kalla, Rajasthan; (ii) Animal Welfare Board; (iii) River Water Pollution Board; and (iv) Selection Committee, Amrita Devi Bishnoi National Award


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