Government
This page in Hindi (External website that opens in a new window)

Detailed Profile: Shri A.V. Swamy

NameShri A.V. Swamy
Father's NameLate Shri Viswanath Achary
Mother's NameLate Shrimati Alajangi Adilaxmi
Date of Birth18/07/1929
Birth PlaceNawarangpur (Odisha)
Maritial Status Married On 11 June 1949
Spouse NameShrimati Alajangi Kalavati
No. of Childrenthree Daughters Two Sons
State NameOdisha
Party NameIndependent & Others
Permanent AddressWard No.-8, Khariar Road, At/PO-Khariar Road, PS-Jonk, Dist.-Nuapada, Odisha. 766104
Telephone : {06678} 221333, Mobile 09437071063
Present Address135,south avenue,MP-Flats New Delhi
Telephone : 23795445
Email idav[dot]swamy[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.Sc. (Hons.), B.Sc. (Tech.), LL.B., Certificate in Aid Administration Educated at Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, U.D.C.T., Bombay University, Mumbai, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and Selly Oak College, Birmingham, U.K.
ProfessionSocial Worker
Positions Held 1961 Non-Official Block Development Officer, Block Boipariguda, Distt. Koraput, Odisha 1963-73 Regional Development Officer, Khadi and Village Industries Commission April 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha May 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Secluded Tribes Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Water resources
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationDuring school days, participated in inter-State competitions in football, volleyball, high jump, long jump, etc. and won a number of trophies; College champion (twice) in sports; represented the Bombay State Volleyball team in Jabalpur Olympics, 1954
Countries VisitedVisited, U.K., Bangladesh, Italy and Switzerland as an OXFAM delegate; Nairobi, to attend the International Workshop on Rainwater Harvesting, and Dubai (U.A.E.)
Other InformationParticipated in the Freedom Struggle as a member of the 'Vanar Sena'

Source: Rajya Sabha