Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Chavan, Shri Harishchandra Deoram
Constituency   : Dindori (ST) (Maharashtra)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : harishchandra[DOT]chavan[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Deoram R. Chavan
Mother's Name Smt. Godabai D. Chavan
Date of Birth 25 Dec 1951
Place of Birth Pratapgad, Distt. Nasik (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 28 May 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Kalavati
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
B.A. (English Literature)
Educated at K.G. Joshi College, Thane, Maharashtra
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
3, Ananddeep Housing Society,
Patil Lane, No.2, College Road,
Nasik - 422 005, Maharashtra
Tel : (0253) 2570111
Present Address
502, ‘Kaveri’ Apartment, Dr. B.D. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel : (011) 23352555, 09868180370 (M)
Positions Held
1978 - 1981 Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat, Pratapgad
1981 - 1990 Sabhapati, Social Welfare, Zila Parishad, Nashik
1993 - 1995 Member, Zila Parishad, Nashik
1995-99 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Director, Adivasi Vikas Mahamandal, Maharashtra
Chairperson, District Vigilance and Monitoring Committee, Nashik
Director, Van Vikas Mahamandal, Maharashtra
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
5 Aug 2004 Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
5 Aug. 2006- May 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
6 August, 2009 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
31 August 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
1 May 2010 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
2013 Member, Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
15 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)

Social And Cultural Activities
Arranging tribal community marriages since 1982
Special Interests
Visiting historical and religious places
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to Marathi & Hindi songs and watching international Cricket matches
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi and Volleyball
Other Information
Wrote hundreds of poems in Marathi during student life

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