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Detailed Profile: Smt. Mohsina Kidwai

NameSmt. Mohsina Kidwai
Father's NameLate Shri Qutub-Uddin Ahmad Mulla
Mother's NameLate Shrimati Zehra Khatoon
Date of Birth01/01/1932
Birth PlaceDistt. Banda (Uttar Pradesh)
Maritial Status Married On 17 December 1953
Spouse NameShri Khalil R. Kidwai
No. of ChildrenThree Daughters
State NameChhattisgarh
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent AddressCivil Lines, Distt. Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
Present Address80, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110001
Telephone : 24694785, 24694786, 24694787, Mobile: 9868181165
Email idm[dot]kidwai[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsIntermediate Educated at Women's College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
ProfessionPolitical and Social Worker
Positions Held 1960-74 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council 1973-74 Minister of State, Food and Civil Supplies, Government of Uttar Pradesh 1974-77 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1974-75 Cabinet Minister for Harijan and Social Welfare, Government of Uttar Pradesh 1975-77 Cabinet Minister for Small Scale Industries, Government of Uttar Pradesh 1978-79 Member, Sixth Lok Sabha 1980-84 Member, Seventh Lok Sabha 11 Sept. 1982 - 29 Jan. 1983 Union Minister of State for Labour and Rehabilitation 29 Jan. 1983 - 2Aug. 1984- Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare 1984-89 Member, Eighth Lok Sabha 2 Aug. 1984 - 31 Oct. 1984 and 4 Nov. 1984 - 31 Dec. 1984 Minister of State (Independent charge) of the Ministry of Rural Development 31 Dec. 1984 - 24 June 1986 Union Cabinet Minister of Health and Family Welfare 24 June - 22 Oct. 1986 Union Cabinet Minister of Transport 22 Oct. 1986 - 2 Dec. 1989 Union Cabinet Minister of Urban Development 14 Feb. 1988 - 25 June 1989 Minister of Tourism (additional charge) June 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha July 2004 onwards Member, Court of the Aligarh Muslim University Aug. 2004-May 2009 Member, Committee on Agriculture Nov. 2004-2008 Member, Anjuman (Court) of Jamia Millia Islamia University Oct. 2004-May 2009 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment May 2006-May 2009 Member, Parliamentary Forum on Population and Public Health July 2006-2008 Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Oct. 2008 onwards Member, General Body of the Central Social Welfare Board Aug. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Human Resource Development Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit June 2010 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha Sept. 2010 onwards Member, House Committee March 20111 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit Oct. 2011 onwards Member, Sub-Committee-II on the Facilities, Infrastructure and Incentives for Sportspersons in India of the Committee on Human Resource Development Aug. 2012 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationBadminton
Countries VisitedU.S.A., U.K., U.S.S.R., U.A.E., Tanzania, Mauritius, Nairobi (Kenya), Germany, Hungary, Peru, Geneva (Switzerland), Algeria, Islamabad (Pakistan), Beijng (China), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Vietnam and Thailand
Other InformationMember of the Official delegations to (i) Women's Conference in German Democratic Republic, (ii) World Peace Conference, U.S.S.R and Hungary, (iii) United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UNCHS) Conference, Peru (iv) World Health Assembly Meet, Geneva, Switzerland, (v) 10th Session of UNCHS, (vi) Plenary Session of SAARC Summit, and (vii) Women's Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Leader of the Indian delegation to (i) Algeria to attend 25th Anniversay of Algerian Independence, (ii) Moscow, U.S.S.R to inaugurate the Vistara Exhibition of Architecture of India and (iii) Brunei in 1983 to attend the Coronation Ceremony of the King of Brunei; Led Indian Goodwill delegation to Thailand and Vietnam; Addressed the U.N. Assembly in 2005

Source: Rajya Sabha