Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Choubey, Shri Ashwini Kumar
Constituency   : Buxar (Bihar)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : ashwinikumar[DOT]choubey[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Sahadeo Prasad Choubey
Mother's Name Late Smt. Sudevi Devi
Date of Birth 02 Jan 1953
Place of Birth Dariyapur, Bhagalpur, Bihar
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 08 May 1978
Spouse's Name Smt. Neeta Choubey
No. of Sons 2
B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology
Educated at Science College, Patna University, Patna, Bihar
Profession Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address
T.N. Singh Lane, Manik Sarkar,
Aadampur, Bhagalpur,
09431018770 (M)
Correspondence Address
State Bank Officers Colony No. 2,
House No. 21, Dwivedi Sadan, Khajpura, Belly Road,
Patna-800014, Bihar
Telefax : (0612) 2599992, 09431018770 (M)
Present Address
30, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Road,
New Delhi-110 011
Tel : (011) 23017049, 9013869691 (M)
Fax : (011) 23017052
Positions Held
1995 - 2014 Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly (5 Terms)
Nov. 2005-2008 Minister, Urban Development, Govt. of Bihar
2008 - 2010 Minister, Public Health Engineering Department, Govt. of Bihar
2010-June 2013 Minister, Health, Govt. of Bihar
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
14 Aug. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Estimates
1 Sep. 2014 - 3 Sept. 2017 Member, Standing Committee on Energy
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Member, Central Silk Board
Permanent Special Invitee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
3 July 2015 Member, Sub Committee-I, Committee on Estimates
3 Sept. 2017 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
30 May 2019 onwards Union Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare

Books Published
"Kedarnath Trasadi"
Social And Cultural Activities
Blood Donation Camp; Health Awareness Programme in the State; Save Girl Child Programme in the State; Anti Tobacco Campaign and Cancer Awareness Programme (whole Bihar). Organized 11 thousand Health Camps for Health Awareness (2010 - 2012; "Bihar Graam Gaurav Yatra"- Health Awareness Campaign (in whole Bihar) for 3 years (2008, 2009, and 2010)
Special Interests
Upliftment of the poor
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Yoga, Listening to Classical Music and Watching Kathak Dance
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi and Kho-Kho
Countries Visited
Australia, Nepal, Singapore, and U.K.
Other Information
Participated in the Student Movement, against the Chief Minister, Govt. of Bihar in the year 1967 - 68; and at the All India Student Leaders Conference held at Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala) 1972-73; Participated in J.P. Movement, (Bihar Student Leader Conference) Feb. 17 - 18 1973; Was taken in to Custody under DIR and MISA (second time) Phulwari Sharif, Bihar Jail Kand;
President, Student`s Union, Patna University (1978-79);
All India Student`s Union Leader Conference, Patna1979;
Full time Member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad from 1974 to 1987; and
Member, National Executive;
Raised the slogan "Ghar - Ghar me ho shouchalaya ka nirman, tabhi hoga ladli bitiya ka kanyadaan". Constructed 11 thousand toilets for Mahadalit families;

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