Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Singh, Shri Rakesh
Constituency   : Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : rakesh[DOT]singh[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Thakur Surendra Singh
Mother's Name Smt. Gomti Devi
Date of Birth 04 Jun 1962
Place of Birth Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 05 Dec 1993
Spouse's Name Smt. Mala Singh
No.of Daughters 2
B. Sc.
Educated at Govt. Model Science College, Jabalpur
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
578, South Civil Lines,
Jabalpur - 482 001
Madhya Pradesh
Tels. (0761) 2410099, 09868180233 (M)
Fax. (0761) 4017799
Present Address
2, K. Kamraj Lane,
New Delhi - 110 011
Telefax : (011) 23011911, 09868180233 (M)
Positions Held
2000 onwards President, BJP, Distt Jabalpur
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism
5 Aug. 2007 - May 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
23 Sept. 2009 Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
Member, Central Advisory Committee for NCC
Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti Raksha Vibhag, Raksha Anusandhan Vibhag Aur Bhootpurva Sainik Kalyan Vibhag
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
12 June 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, House Committee
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Privileges
Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
27 Nov. 2014 - 31 Aug. 2018 Chairperson, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
29 Jan. 2015 - 25 May 2019 Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Hindi Advisory Committee on Defence
2016 - 2018 Chief Whip, Bharatiya Janata Patry (BJP), Lok Sabha
12 Aug. 2016 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committe on Ethics
1 Sept. 2018 - 25 May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on Defence
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)
20 June 2019 onwards Member, Business Advisory Committee
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Chairperson, Standing Committee on Coal, Mines and Steel
21 Nov. 2019 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee, Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

Social And Cultural Activities
Interested in Water Conservation Movement; floated a campaign for water conservation in Jabalpur Lok Sabha Constituency; a massive awareness campaign in which he did `Padyatra` for 15 days and visited more than 250 villages; Walked more than 180 kms. under `Jal Raksha Abhiyan`; Encouraged construction of stop dams by giving required funding; Water conservation schemes were enforced to urban population as well
Special Interests
Developments in Infrastructure, reading and visiting historical places
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Watching cultural programmes, watching television programes and going on long drives
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Widely Travelled
Other Information
France (Paris); Mauritius, 2006; Russia, June 2006; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation at the 131st Inter Parliamentary Union Assembly and related meetings held in Geneva Switzerland, October 2014; (i) Switzerland(Geneva) & Germany (Frankfurt), 12th Oct.,to 16th Oct., 2014 (With Hon. Speaker, Lok Sabha-IPU Delegation); (ii) Indonesia (Bali), 5th Sept., to 7th Sept., 2017 (With Hon. Speaker, Lok Sabha);(iii) Djibouti and Ethiopia, 3rd Oct., to 6th Oct., 2017 (With Hon. President of India); (iv) United States of America (Chicago), 28th Oct., to 3rd Nov., 2017; (v) United Kingdom (London), 21st Sept., to 25th Sept., 2019

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