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Detailed Profile: Shri Baijayant "Jay" Panda

NameShri Baijayant "Jay" Panda
Constituency from which I am electedKendrapara
Father's NameShri Bansidhar Panda
Mother's NameSmt. Ila Panda
Date of Birth12 Jan 1964
Birth PlaceCuttack (Orissa)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 13 Aug 1994
Spouse NameSmt. Jagi Mangat Panda
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:0   No.of Daughters:0
State NameOrissa
Party NameBiju Janata Dal
Permanent Address8, Bhoi Nagar, R.N. Singh Deo Marg, Bhubaneswar - 751 012 OrissaTels. (0674) 2395552, 09937297080 (M) Fax. (0674) 2394954
Present Address2, Mahadev Road, New Delhi - 110 001Tels. (011) 23753431, 23322583 9810042252 (M) Fax. (011) 23323355
Email id1[dot]office[at]bjpanda[dot]org 2[dot] bj[dot]panda[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsDual Degree Course in Engineering and Management in Communications Educated at Michigan Technological University, U.S.A.
Positions Held
2000Elected to Rajya Sabha
2002-09Leader, BJD Parliamentary Party, Rajya Sabha
2006Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
2009Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
6 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Urban Development
16 Sep. 2009Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
Social and Cultural ActivitiesIndian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT)which conducts wide spread philanthropic activities in Orissa inculding the prestigious Annual Sarala Award (Oriya Literature) and Ekalavya Award (young sports persons from Orissa) as well as medical camps in rural areas for free treatment of disadvantaged citizens, educational scholarships, development and maintenance of Bhubaneswar`s 2nd largest public park, promotion and encouragement of Oriya artists.
Special InterestsEconomic & technology related issues and regular speaker at both Indian and International conferences
Sports and ClubsMember , (i) India International Centre; (ii) Associate Member, India Habitat Centre, Delhi; and (iii)Bhubaneswar Club, Bhubaneswar
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationHolds Private Pilot License (PPL), sky diving, and bunjee jumping
Countries VisitedWidely travelled
Other InformationTrustee, Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPct), Bhubaneswar. Member, (i) Board of Governors, Xavier Institute of Management (XIM), Bhubaneswar; (ii) on the Board of Directors of several companies

Source: Lok Sabha