Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Engti, Shri Biren Singh
Constituency   : Autonomous District (ST) (Assam )
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : birens[DOT]engti[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
shisude[AT]yahoo[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Late Shri Kangther Engti
Mother's Name Late Smt. Banre Tokbipi
Date of Birth 02 Mar 1945
Place of Birth Barhoigaon, Distt. Karbi Anglong (Assam)
Marital Status Widower
Date of Marriage 30 Jan 1978
Spouse's Name Late Smt. Renu Terangpi
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
M.A., LL.B.
Educated at Gauhati University, Assam
Profession Agriculturist
Social Worker
Permanent Address
ITI Colony, Vill. Rongmongwe,
Ward No. 5, P.O. & P.S. Diphu,
Distt. Karbi Anglong - 782 460, Assam
Tel. (03671) 272345, 09868180389 (M)
Present Address
17, Windsor Place, Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Telefax : (011) 23782380, 09868180389 (M)
Positions Held
1971 Elected to 5th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
1977 Re-elected to 6th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1980 Re-elected to 7th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1985 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (4th term)
12 May 1986 - 4June 1986 Deputy Minister, Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India
14 June 1986-14 Feb.1988 Deputy Minister, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Govt. of India
1987-1989 Minister of State, Ministry of Planning and Programme Implementation, Government of India
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
President, Karbi Anglong District Congress Committee
5 Aug. 2006 - Aug. 2008 Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (2009-2010)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
1 May 2010 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (7th term)
14 Aug. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
General Secretary, All Assam Karbi Youth Association, 1964 ; working for the socio-economic development of the poor tribal people in general and Karbi people in particular
 
Special Interests
Travelling abroad, sight-seeing and serving the poor people
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Visiting hill areas in the constituency and meeting people
 
Sports and Clubs
Interested in Badminton, Football, Volleyball and Carrom
 
Countries Visited
France, Poland, U.K., U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.
 
Other Information
Associated with Assam Pradesh Youth Congress and Pradesh Congress Committee


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