Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Sinha, Shri Jayant
Constituency   : Hazaribagh (Jharkhand)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : jayant[DOT]sinha19[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Yashwant Sinha
Mother's Name Smt. Nilima Sinha
Date of Birth 21 Apr 1963
Place of Birth Giridih (Jharkhand)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 16 Sep 1986
Spouse's Name Smt. Punita Kumar Sinha
No. of Sons 2
B. Tech (Chemical Engineering) (with Distinction), M.Sc. (Energy Management and Policy), M.B.A. (with Distinction)
Educated at I.I.T., Delhi, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard Business School
Profession Venture Capital, Management Consultant
Hedge Fund Manager
Permanent Address
76-A, Hupad Vill.- Harhad, P.O. Mufassil,
Distt. Hazaribagh-825301, Jharkhand
09811716444 (M)
Present Address
20, Tughlak Crescent,
New Delhi-110011
Tel : (011) 23013798, 09891504863 (M)
Positions Held
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Finance
5 July 2016 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Civil Aviation
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Global expert on Entrepreneurship and Technology. Published articles in leading magazines (Harvard Business Review, Business Today, etc); and newspapers (Financial Times, Economic Times, etc).
Social And Cultural Activities
Leading donor to India`s top NGO`s as MD, Omidyar Network Advisors India
Special Interests
Tennis, writing (articles, movie scripts) and social work
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and sports
Sports and Clubs
Member, Delhi Gymkhana Club
Countries Visited
Argentina, Brazil, Canada and U.S.A., also widely traveled Asia and Europe
Other Information
Lived in the USA for about twenty years (in Philadelphia and Boston)

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