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Detailed Profile: Shri Milind Murli Deora

NameShri Milind Murli Deora
Constituency from which I am electedMumbai-South
Father's NameShri Murli Deora
Mother's NameSmt. Hema Deora
Date of Birth04 Dec 1976
Birth PlaceMumbai (Maharashtra)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 09 Nov 2008
Spouse NameSmt. Pooja Milind Deora
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:0   No.of Daughters:0
State NameMaharashtra
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent Address16, Khetan Bhawan, 198 J. Tata Road,Churchgate, Mumbai - 400 020, MaharashtraTel. (022) 22021525 Fax. (022) 22875994
Present AddressC 1/15, Humayun Road, New DelhiTelefax: (011) 24635387
Email id1[dot] mdeoraoffice[at]gmail[dot]com 2[dot] milind[dot]deora[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsBBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration) Educated at Sydenham College, Mumbai and Boston University, USA
Positions Held
2004Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
5 Aug. 2004Member, Standing Committee on Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
7 Aug. 2006 onwardsMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
1 May 2010Member, Committee on Estimates
July 2011 - 30 Oct. Union Minister of State, Communications and Information Techology
30 Oct. 2012 onwardsUnion Minister of State, Shipping
Social and Cultural ActivitiesActively pursuing the cause of propagating free job-oriented computer education to economically underprivileged students through NGO Sparsh. Committed to provide free service to over 100 needy schools in Mumbai covering over 1 lakh students. The program is an example of Public-Private-Partnership
Special InterestsConducting Free Eye Camps for the poor of Mumbai; providing spectacles, basic testing as well as cataract operations
Sports and ClubsSwimming and playing squash, Member, (i) Breach Candy Swimming & Bath Trust; (ii) Bombay Gymkhana and (iii) Cricket Club of India
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationListening to music; an avid jazz guitarist; tastes range from Indian Classical to blues; reading biographies and travelling
Countries VisitedWidely travelled

Source: Lok Sabha