Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Singh, Dr. Amar
Constituency   : Fatehgarh Sahib (SC) (Punjab)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : dr[DOT]amarsingh53[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri Malkiat Singh
Mother's Name Late Smt. Gurdev Kaur
Date of Birth 26 May 1953
Place of Birth Boparai Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 19 May 1983
Spouse's Name Smt. Kuldeep Kaur
No. of Sons 2
M.A. Economics, MBBS
Educated at Barkhatullah University and Amritsar Medical College, Punjab
Profession Social-cum-Political Worker
Civil Servant,Medical Practitioner
Permanent Address
66 , Green City Raikot, Raikot Ludhiana,
Punjab 141109
Tels: 9311000500, 9711342001 (M)
Present Address
803, Narmada Appartment,
B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Tel: 09311000500 (M)
Positions Held
1987 - 1992 District Collector, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1997 - 2004 Principal Secretary/Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh
2004 - 2010 Joint Secretary, Government of India
2010 - 2012 Executive Director, Food Corporation of India
2012 - 2012 C.M.D., Food Corporation of India
2014 onwards Vice-President, PCC, Punjab
2017 onwards Spokesperson, PCC, Punjab
2018 onwards Member, All India Congress Committee
May 2019 Elected to 17th Lok Sabha
13 Sept. 2019 -12 Sept. 2020 Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
13 Sept. 2020 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
13 Sept. 2022 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution

Social And Cultural Activities
Member, Jang-e-Azadi Memorial Trust, Jalandhar
Special Interests
Yoga, meditation, creation of core infrastructure in education and health
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and watching sports especially Tennis
Countries Visited
Widely Travelled
Other Information
Member, Senate, Panjab University, Chandigarh, CMD-Food Corporation of India,Implementation of National Food Security Act, 2003, Oversaw the creation of infrastructure for 150 lac MT of foodgrains storage godowns, conceptualised and organised the change of SGSY Programme into National Rural Livelihood Mission, Worked in creation of MNREGA in 2004-05, Prepared concept paper for Skill Development and Placement in Private Sector for rural youths, Member of Government of India delegation to UN, WB, IFAD, AARDO, CIRDAP etc.

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