Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Birla, Shri Om
Constituency   : Kota (Rajasthan)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : speakerloksabha[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Shrikrishna Birla
Mother's Name Late Smt. Shakuntla Devi
Date of Birth 23 Nov 1962
Place of Birth Kota, Rajasthan
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 Mar 1991
Spouse's Name Dr. Amita Birla
No.of Daughters 2
Educated at Govt. Commerce College, Kota and Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
Profession Agriculturist
Social Worker
Permanent Address
80-B, Dusshera Scheme,
Shakti Nagar,
Kota, Rajasthan - 324009
Telefax : (0744) 2505555, 2502525
Present Address
20, Akbar Road,
New Delhi - 110001
Tel : (011) 23014011,(011) 23014022,
(011) 23016212 (FAX)
16, Parliament House,
New Delhi-110 001
Tels : (011) 23017795, 23017914
Positions Held
2003-2014 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (three terms)
2004 Member, Estimate Committee 'A', Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
2004-2008 Parliamentary Secretary (MOS), Govt. of Rajasthan
2009-2010 Member, Committee on Public Sector Undertakings and General Purposes Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016 Member, Committee on Estimates
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Standing Committee on Energy
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
3 July 2015 - 30 April 2016 Member, Sub Committee-III, Committee on Estimates
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
19 June 2019 Unanimously elected as Speaker, 17th Lok Sabha
Position held as Speaker Chairperson, (i) Business Advisory Committee, (ii) Rules Committee, (iii) General Purposes Committee (iv) Standing Committee of All India Presiding Officers’ Conference; and (v) Executive Committee of CPA India Region

President, (i) Indian Parliamentary Group; and (ii) India Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)

Social And Cultural Activities
Social Service: Set up the Nishulk Paridhan Uphaar Kendra with public cooperation for distribution of clothes to the poor and needy; Launched the Prasadam project with collective efforts to provide free food to the underprivileged; Launched a Medicine Bank project with public cooperation to provide free treatment and medicines to the poor, helpless and needy patients. This project is for providing free medicines for treatment of those who are unable to get treatment due to lack of money. It is still continuing; Set up a portable school, Meri Paathshala in slums with public cooperation to provide education to children of nomadic and poor families living temporarily in Kuchchi colonies of Urban areas; Got set up variou s Matru Gyaan Kendra in rural areas under Corporate Social Responsibility (C.S.R.) policy and social cooperation to educate both working women and house-wives in rural areas; To help labourers who are compelled to sleep on roads during chilling winters, set up modern Rain Baseras (shelter homes), wherein facilities like free heater, bed, mattress(es), quilts, nutritious food and morning tea are provided free of cost; Set up the Kambal Nidhi Prakalp to help attendants of patients coming for treatment in M.B.S. Hospital, the biggest in Kota region and the New Medical College Hospital, Kota wherein free blankets and beds are provided; Started organising from 2006 onwards, the historic and patriotic programme Azadi ke Swar on the eve of Independence Day every year to instil patriotism in the common man, especially the youth; to remember sacrifices made by the martyrs and for inculcating the spirit of nationalism and character-building in the new generation. It is being organised as a festival in Kota every year; Organized felicitation programmes for the senior citizens of Kota and Bundi. Through the Programmes, the experience of senior citizens was sought for development of Kota city; In March 2015, Ek Mutthi Ann Rahat Abhiyaan, a campaign to give relief to farmers affected by hailstorms, was launched. Foodgrains were collected by going home to home and made available to hailstorm affected farmers in rural areas; As Parliamentary Secretary to the Government of Rajasthan during 2004-2008, provided help to the poor, needy and medically serious patients by giving them financial assistance upto Rs. 50 lakh through the State Government; Led the relief team during rescue operations to help the flood victims during the devastating flood in Kota city on 15-16 August 2004 by providing shelter and medical facilities to them in Kota city; Helped Cancer and Thalassemia patients through various voluntary and social organizations; Launched a special campaign to provide aid including free motorised cycles (battery-operated), tri-cycles, wheel chairs and hearing aids to empower the differently-abled; Launched Green Kota Campaign with the collaboration of social, religious and trade organisations to plant one lakh trees in Kota to protect the environment. Saplings, including Tulsi, were distributed to all households
Special Interests
Social Service/Service of Nation/poor/old/handicapped/helpless women through various mediums
Countries Visited
Widely travelled

International Conferences Attended:
Member of Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) Standing Committee on Social and Cultural Affairs and First Executive Council of APA held in Izmir (Turkey), 4-6 October 2018; Fourth South Asian Speakers` Summit on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) held in Male (Maldives) on 1 and 2 September 2019; 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference held in Kampala (Uganda), 22-29 September, 2019; 141st Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly held in Belgrade (Serbia), 13 to 17 October, 2019; 6th G-20 Parliamentary Speakers` Summit held in Tokyo, Japan, 3 to 5 November, 2019
Other Information
National Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, 1997-2003; State President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Rajasthan State, 1993 - 1997; District President, Kota, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, 1987 - 1991; Vice President, National Cooperative Consumer Federation Ltd., New Delhi, 2002 - 2004; Director, National Cooperative Consumer Federation Ltd., New Delhi during 1992-2004; President, Rajasthan State Cooperative Consumer Federation Ltd., Jaipur during 1992-1995; President, Kota Cooperative Consumer Wholesale Bhandar Ltd., Kota during 1987-1995; President, Students` Union, Government Higher Secondary School, Gumanpura, Kota during 1978-79

Political and Social Movements:
Launched a mass movement for setting up of an I.I.T. in Kota; Started a movement to make available water of Chambal river to Bundi District; Launched a massive mass movement to provide employment to the local people in Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant in Rawatbhata and development of the area

Raised more than 500 Questions during the Thirteenth Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha and was included in the list Sadan ke Sitare (Star of the House) more than 6 times; Led the movement to eradicate malnutrition from the Sahariya tribal area of Baran District of Rajasthan; After the Bhuj earthquake in Gujarat on 26 January 2001, led the team of 100 volunteers with Doctors for 10 days and worked day and night to provide assistance and to distribute food items and medicines; Inspired youth to work for the nation and society by connecting them with the organisational ideology as National Vice President of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha; Promoted the Super Bazar Yojana across the country as Vice President of National Cooperative Consumers Federation Limited, New Delhi; Took the initiative to distribute free medicines to the pensioners of the State; Launched new welfare schemes by reviving the distressed Kota District Cooperative Consumer Wholesale Bhandar Limited; Launched the Uphaar Kendra Yojana to provide quality products on reasonable rates at a single place so as to further empower the cooperative movement in the State

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