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Detailed Profile: Shri Hemanand Biswal

NameShri Hemanand Biswal
Constituency from which I am electedSundargarh
Father's NameLate Shri Basudev Biswal
Mother's NameLate Smt. Trimani Biswal
Date of Birth01 Dec 1939
Birth PlaceVill. Thakurpada, Distt. Jharsuguda (Orissa)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage-NA-
Spouse NameSmt. Urmila Biswal
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:0   No.of Daughters:5
State NameOrissa
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent AddressVill. Thakurpada, P.O. Bhalupatra,Distt. Jharsuguda, Orissa-768220Tels. (06645) 283126,09937350289 (M) Fax. (06622) 274466
Present Address7 K. Kamraj Lane,New Delhi-110 011Tels. (011) 23795362, 23016415, 9013180304 (M) Fax.(011) 23016415
Email id1[dot] hemanandbiswal[dot]sansad[at]gmail[dot]com 2[dot] hem[dot]biswal[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsIntermediate Educated at Government College, Sundargarh
Positions Held
1967-71Chairman, Kirmira Panchayat Samiti
1974-1977 and 1980-2Member, Orissa Legislative Assembly (6 terms)
1980-81Member, Committee on Public Accounts
1982-83Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings
1984-85Member, Amenities Committee
1985-1986Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare
1987-88Member, Committee on Petitions
1989-90Leader of House, Orissa State Legislative Assembly
Member, Select Committee on the Orissa Prevention of Anti-Social, Communal and others Dangerous Activities Bill
Chief Minister, Orissa
1990-92Member, House Committee on Linguistic Minorities
1991-92Member, Library Committee
1992-93Member, Subject Committee on Rural Development
1992-1995Member, Amenities Committee
1995-98Deputy Chief Minister (Minister in-Charge of Panchayati Raj, Housing and Public Grievances and Pension Administration)
1999-2000Leader of House, Orissa state Legislative Assembly
Deputy Chief Minister, Orissa
Chief Minister, Orissa
2001-2004Member, Committee on Previleges
2002-2004Member, House Committee on Rehabilitation
2009Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Coal
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Member, General Purposes Committee
6 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
31 Aug. 2009Chairman, Committee on Labour
1 May 2010Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Social and Cultural ActivitiesChief Patron, TYAGA, Burla, Sambalpur; organizer of Yuvak Sangha, Tribal Welfare Sangha, atheletics association, drama association and educational institutions; participated in plays as an actor during school and college career
Special InterestsReading books, magazines and biography
Sports and ClubsFootball, javelin throw, badminton and volleyball
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationGardening, photography, travelling and games
Other InformationPresident (i) Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee, 1998-1999; (ii) Orissa State Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Legislative Coordination Council, BBSR; (iii) Orissa Adivasi Mangala Samiti, Bhubaneswar; (iv) Dhauli College of Arts and Crafts, Bhubaneswar, Orissa; and (v) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College of Technology, Dumduma, Bhubaneswar, Orissa; President Governing Body (i) S.M.P. College, Kirmira, Jharsuguda, Orissa; (ii) P.S. College, Laikera, Jharsuguda, Orissa; (iii) P.S. College, Kolabira, Jharsuguda, Orissa; (iv) P.S. College, Bhatlaida, Jharsuguda, Orissa; and (v) Arda College, Arda, Jharsuguda, Orissa;Vice President, Jharsuguda Land Development Bank from 1968-1974; Special Invitee (i) CWC, AICC, 2004; and (ii) House Committee on Sareikela and Kharsuan; Advisor, Rajiv Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sangathan, Orissa State Committee, Bhubaneswar; Founder Member, Governing Body of L.N. College, Jharsuguda, Orissa; and Member Indian Parliamentary Group, Orissa Chapter

Source: Lok Sabha