8th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

PANDEY, SHRI DAMODAR [Congress (I)óBihar, Hazaribagh, 1984]  s. of Shri Bramhdeo Pandey; b. at Rajapur Village, Nawadah District, January 3, 1933; ed. Matriculate; m. Smt. Anuradha Debi; 3 s. 4 d.; Political and Social Worker; Member, (i) Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee, (ii) Working Committee, Hazaribagh District Congress Committee; Secretary, (i) Indian National Trade Union Congress, (ii) Indian National Trade Union Congress (Bihar Branch); President, (i) Indo Asahi Glass, Mazdoor Sangh, (ii) Refractories Ceramics Mazdoor Congress; Chairman, Employment Liaison Committee, Government of Bihar, 1980-83; Director, Allahabad Bank; Joint General Secretary, (i) Indian National Mine Workers' Federation, (ii) Rashtriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh; Assessor, Court of Enquiry appointed by the Government of India  on (i) Chasnallah Colliery Mines disaster, (ii) Sudamdih Colliery Mine disaster, (iii) Jagannath Colliery Mine, accident; Member, Governing Body of Jubilee College, Bhurkunda, District Hazaribagh, Bihar; Member, (i) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-76, (ii) Committee on Public Undertakings for 2 years, (iii) Railway Convention Committee for 4 years, (iv) Joint Committee on Mines Act (Amendment) Bill, (v) Joint Committee, Plantation Labour Act Bill; Represented mine workers of India at ILO Coal Mines Committee meeting held at Geneva, 1964; attended ILO Seminars held at Hague (Holland), Turin (Italy) and Bangkok (Thailand); attended ICFTU Promotion Policy Seminar at Bangkok (Thailand).

Social activities:  Associated with various cooperatives societies among coal mine workers.

Travels abroad:  U S.A., U.S.S.R., U.K., France, Germany, Yugoslavia, Thailand, Italy and Holland.

Permanent address:  P.O. Ramgarh Cantt., District Hazaribagh (Bihar).