Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Meghwal, Shri Arjun Ram
Constituency   : Bikaner (SC) (Rajasthan)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : arjunrammeghwal[AT]gmail[DOT]com
Website : http:// www[DOT]arjunrammeghwal[DOT]com

Father's Name Shri Lakhu Ram Meghwal
Mother's Name Smt. Hira Devi Meghwal
Date of Birth 20 Dec 1953
Place of Birth Vill. Kishmideshar, Distt. Bikaner (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 12 May 1968
Spouse's Name Smt. Pana Devi
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 2
M.A. (Pol. Science), LL.B., M.B.A
Educated at Sri Dungar College, Bikaner and University of Philippine, Philippines
Profession IAS Officer (Retd).
Social Worker,Weaver,Educationist
Permanent Address
"Sansad Sewa Kendra",
C - 66, K. K. Colony, Joiya Market,
Bikaner, Rajasthan-334003
Telefax : (0151) 2230260, 09414075910 (M)
Present Address
5-A, K. Kamraj Marg,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels : (011) 23011770, 23011771 (R),
(011) 23010895, 23034638 (O)
Fax: (011) 23011772 (R), 23011824 (O)
Positions Held
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
2009 Member, Consultative Committee, External Affairs
Member, National Core Committee, Scheduled Castes Morcha B.J.P.
31 Aug. 2009 - 20 Jun. 2010 Member, Standing Committee on Defence
2010 Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.) Rajasthan
2010 onwards Member, National Executive, B.J.P.
21 Jun. 2010 - 31 Aug. 2011 Member, Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forest
31 Aug. 2011 Member, Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
2011 onwards Convenor, Anuvrat Parliamentarian Forum
01 Dec. 2011 Member, Zonal Railway User`s Consultative Committee (ZRUCC)
01 May 2012 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
21 April 2013 Member, Committee on Absence of Member from the Sitting of the House
12 July 2014 Chief Whip, Lok Sabha, (BJP)
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
13 June 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Business Advisory Committee
1 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Standing Committee on Railways
15 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Committee on Ethics
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs
Executive Member, Indian Parliamentary Group
28 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Chairperson, House Committee
11 Dec. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
29 Jan. 2015 - 5 July 2016 Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, National Khadi and Village Industries Board
Member, Governing Council of SSA
1 May 2015 - 5 July 2016 Member, Committee on Estimates
3 July 2015 Member, Sub-Committee-III, Committee on Estimates
5 July 2016 - 3 Sept. 2017 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Finance; and Ministry of Corporate Affairs
3 Sept. 2017 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister State, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
30 May 2019-7 July 2021

30 May 2019 onwards
Union Minister of State, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Union Minister of State, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
20 June 2019 - 7 July 2021 Special Invitee, Business Advisory Committee
21 Nov. 2019 - 7 July 2021 Special Invitee, General Purposes Committee, Lok Sabha
7 July 2021 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Culture

Books Published
Chief Editor of saviors of religious, social and cultural organisations; Jan Sewa Me Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ek Safar Hum Safar Ke Sath, Divya Path Damptya Ka, CAA : Bharatiya Mulyon Paramparao ko Shashkat karnewala Kanoon
Social And Cultural Activities
Participated in many programmes for the development of the Rajasthani language; extended full cooperation in various capacities for recognition of Rajasthani as an Indian language in VIIIth Schedule of the Indian Constitution; Worked as a Principal Advisor of Bhwana Meghwal Memorial Trust, which is committed to promote the talented and economically deprived students by providing scholarships etc. and guidance by various programmes; the Trust has been conducting group marriage programmes of the weaker sections of the society and seminar, workshops to awaken the people about social issues

Initiated Debate and Discussion for abolition of Manual Scavengers in the Country in 15th Lok Sabha and has raised the matter vigorously. This issue has been raised first time in the Calling Attention by him.

Initiated Debate about allowing arguments by Lawyers in Hindi in High Courts and Supreme Court of India
Conducted various Happiness Programmes to promote Happiness Index in society
Special Interests
Singer-instrumental and vocal both specially spiritual Bhajan, Storytelling, morning walk, yoga and pranayama
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Visiting religious and spiritual places, writing and reading, interaction with youth
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Widely Travelled
Other Information
Co-Chairman : Committee on the Reservation in Judiciary, under National Commission for SC 2011-2014; Served as IAS officer in the various capacities in Rajasthan Cadre; Member: (i) Executive Committee of the Indian Parliamentary Group 22/2/2010 onwards; (ii) India - Canada Parliamentary Friendship Group 2010-2014; (iii) India - Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group 2010-2014; (iv) India - Romania Parliamentary Friendship Group 2011-2014; (v) General Council of the National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD); (vi) Governing Council of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) 11/10/2013 onwards

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