Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Kashyap, Shri Virender
Constituency   : Shimla (SC) (Himachal Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : virenderkashyapbjp[AT]yahoo[DOT]co[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Vishwa Ram Kashyap
Mother's Name Late Smt. Daulat Devi Kashyap
Date of Birth 05 Sep 1950
Place of Birth Bhalawag, Distt. Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 13 Nov 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Daya Kashyap
No. of Sons 3
No.of Daughters 1
M.Sc. (Physics)
Educated at Himachal Pradesh University, Himachal Pradesh
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Daulat Niwas, Gupta Lodge, The Mall,
Solan - 173 212, Himachal Pradesh
Telefax : (01792) 222998
09816274646, 09418022998 (M)
Present Address
152 - 154, North Avenue,
New Delhi -110 001
Tel : (011) 23093228, 9013180063 (M)
Fax : (011) 23093912
Positions Held
1998-2003 Chairman, Himachal Pradesh Marketing Board
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism & Transport
2010 onwards Chairman, Advisory Committee on Food Corporation of India, Himachal Pradesh
19 Feb. 2010 Member, Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
15 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
17 Dec. 2018 Member, National Monitoring Committee for the Education of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Persons with Disabilities

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Published fortnighty paper, "Him Jan Chetna" as an Editor and properietor
Social And Cultural Activities
Founder of "Samajik Dalit Pirit Uthan Sansthan" for the upliftment of socially depressed communities
Special Interests
Horticulture, farming and agriculture
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books
Sports and Clubs
President, H.P. Wrestling Association affiliated with W.F.I.
Cricket, Volley Ball and Badminton
Countries Visited
Egypt, Germany, Greece, Holland, Israel, Spain and Turkey
Other Information
Worked for the welfare of students as student leader of Himachal Pradesh University; worked for the welfare of teachers while serving in Himachal Pradesh Education Department as Lecturer of Physics; worked against the exploitation of farmer community in Himachal Pradesh; took part in various agitations of students, teachers and farmers especially fruits & vegetable growers continuously working and propagating for the cause of women and against their exploitation in the State of Himachal Pradesh for raising their voice against exploitation and for genuine demands

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