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Detailed Profile: Dr. Vinay Kumar "Vinnu" Pandey

NameDr. Vinay Kumar "Vinnu" Pandey
Constituency from which I am electedShrawasti
Father's NameProf. Vidhya Sagar Pandey
Mother's NameSmt. Prema Pandey
Date of Birth18 Jun 1964
Birth PlaceVill.Mankapur, Distt. Gonda (Uttar Pradesh)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 11 Jul 1988
Spouse NameSmt. Seema Pandey alias Divya
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:2
State NameUttar Pradesh
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent AddressVill. Ghughulpur, P.O. Deoria (West)Distt. Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh
Present Address9, North Avenue, New Delhi - 110 001Tels. (011) 23017201 9013180127 (M) Fax. (011) 23795165
Email idvinnubhaiya[at]gmail[dot]com
Educational QualificationsPh.D. (Paleobotany), M.Sc. (Botany), PG Diploma in Computer Science, Ayurved Ratna, Certificate Course in Processing and Cultivation of Aeromatic and Medicinal Plants Educated at RML University, Faizabad,(MLK, PG College, Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh), Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, Prayag and CIMAP, Lucknow and Lucknow University, Uttar Pradesh
Positions Held
1988Member Gram Panchayat, Ghughulpur, Uttar Pradesh
1993-94 and 1995-200Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Two Terms)
1997-2001Minister, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
2009Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
23 Sep. 2009Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Hindi Advisory Committee, Department of Revenue, Expenditure and Disinvestment, Comptroller and Auditor General
Social and Cultural ActivitiesManaging more than three dozen educational Institutes, Devipatan Division,Uttar Pradesh; works for upliftment of poor, down-trodden and deprived families without discriminating caste and creed; and empowerment of women,girls and farmers
Special InterestsNature study, health consciousness, spreading Gandhiji`s messages amongst the people and upliftment of living standards and literacy amongst the small and marginal farmers and other deprived section
Sports and ClubsCricket
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationListening music and reading newspapers, magazines etc.
Other InformationGeneral Secretary, (i) UPCC; and (ii) Gram Panchayat Sangathan, Uttar Pradesh; Ex. General Secretary (i) Youth Congress, Uttar Pradesh;and (ii) Student council MLK, PG College, Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh; Director, District Co-operative Department Fedration (DDF) Balrampur;Member , AICC and General Council of V.V.Giri National Labour Institute, Noida

Source: Lok Sabha