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Detailed Profile: Dr. C.P. Thakur

NameDr. C.P. Thakur
Father's NameShri Radhamohan Thakur
Mother's NameShrimati Sharda Thakur
Date of Birth03/09/1931
Birth PlaceDubaha, Distt. Muzaffarpur (Bihar)
Maritial Status Married On 12 June 1957
Spouse NameDr. (Smt.) Uma Thakur
No. of Childrentwo Daughters Two Sons
State NameBihar
Party NameBharatiya Janata Party
Permanent AddressC Complex-Fraser Road, Patna, Bihar - 800001
Telephone : {0612} 2221797, Mobile: 09431016360
Present Address401, Brahmaputra, Dr. B. D. Marg, New Delhi - 110001
Telephone : 23355157, 23765157, Mobile: 9868181646
Email idcp[dot]thakur[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsM.B.B.S., M.D., M.R.C.P., F.R.C.P. Educated at Patna Medical College, Patna University, Bihar, Royal College of Physicians, London and Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh and Royal College of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London
ProfessionMedical Practitioner, Scientist, Teacher and Educationist
Positions Held 1984 Elected to Eighth Lok Sabha 1990-91 Chairman, Kala-azar Spot Assessment Committee Government of India 1990-93 Member, Advisory Committee on kala-azar Government of India 1991 Member, Expert kala-azar committee to formulate prevention programme for kala-azar, Government of India 1998 Member, Twelfth Lok Sabha (2nd term) 1998-99 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests; and its Sub-Committee on Ganga Action Plan Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs 1999 Member, Thirteenth Lok Sabha (3rd term) 22 Nov. 1999-26 May 2000 Union Cabinet Minister, Water Resources 27 May 2000-30 June 2002 Union Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare 29 Jan. 2003-May 2004 Union Cabinet Minister, Small Scale Industries, Development of North-Eastern Region April 2008 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2008 onwards Member, Committee on the Empowerment of Women Aug. 2008- May 2009 Member, Committee on Information Technology May 2009 onwards Member, Court of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Aug. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Information Technology Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Freedom FighterNo
Books Publishedi) Dynamics of Development (Editor and Contributor), 1975, (ii) Glimpses of Indian Technology (Co-author), (iii) World Trade Organization (author), (iv) Technical Report Series 791 upto 1990 (Geneva) Control of Leishmaniasis (joint author), (v) Recent Trends in Leishmania Research (contributor), (vi) Text Book of Medicine-API Text Book of Medicine (Joint author), (vii) India Under Atal Bihari Vajpayee, B.J.P. Era, USV Publishers, Delhi, 1999, (viii) Recommendations on the treatment of kala-azar, 1982 (Joint Author), (ix) Kala-azar, Past, present and future (contributor), Tropical Institute, Calcutta, (x) Development of Bihar by 2015 (Editor and Contributor), Balaji Utthan Sansthan, 1996 and (xi) A Glimpse of Indian Technology Leishmaniasis in Conn’s Current Chemotherapy, 1993; Guest Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Research on special issues on ‘Leishmaniasis’, 2004
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationPatron of different sports clubs and of sports in backward areas; listening to music, watching cricket and gardening
Countries VisitedFrance, Germany, Russia, Switzerland, U.K., U.S.A., Nepal, China, Brazil and Sri Lanka
Other InformationStood first and received gold medal in M.B.B.S. Honours; Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and currently Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Patna Medical College, Patna; Chairman, (i) UNDP sponsored core group discussion on Kala-azar, 1993, and (ii) Balaji Utthan Sansthan, Patna, since 1994; Member, (i) Cardiological Society of India, 1960, (ii) Indian Medical Association, 1960, (iii) Indian Science Congress Association, (iv) Association of Physicians of India, 1957, (v) New York Academy of Science and (vi) British Medical Association, (vii) Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, 1985, (viii) Scientific Working Group, WHO Geneva, 1993, (ix) Member Steering Committee on VL, WHO, Geneva, 1983-85, (x) Experts Committee on kala-azar (VL), 1988-2010, (ix) Indo-USA team to Washington for Vaccine Development Programme, 1992 and (xii) Scientific Advisory Committee, Rajendra Memorial Research Institute, 1994 and 2001-2006 and (xiii) Board of Governors, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, 1998; has served as member on the Governing bodies of different organizations, chaired scientific sessions and organised and chaired many scientific meetings and symposia Attended/Participated in (i) 53rd Annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) held at Miami, Florida, U.S.A; 7-11 November, 2004, (ii) Principal Investigators meeting of Paromomjan phase IV drug trial, organised by IOWH, San Francisco, in Atlanta, 12-15 November 2006, (iii) Conference of 55th American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygience held at Atlanta, U.S.A., 12-16 November 2007, (iv) Conference of 56th American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene held at Philadelphia, U.S.A, 4-8 November 2007, (v) Principal Investigators meeting of Miltefosine, held at Philadelphia, U.S.A., 7 November 2007, (vi) Second Regional Technical Advisory Group (RTAG) Meeting on elimination of kala-azar held at Kathmandu, 30 October-2 November 2006, (vii) South East Asia WHO sponsored meeting held at Kathmandu, July 2007 and (viii) First meeting of the WHO/SE of the Regional Technical Advisory group on kala-azar held at Manesar, Gurgaon, 20-23 December 2004

Source: Rajya Sabha