Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Majhi, Shri Balabhadra
Constituency   : Nabarangpur (ST) (Odisha )
Party Name     : Biju Janata Dal(BJD)
Email Address : balabhadra[DOT]majhi[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
bmajhi86[AT]yahoo[DOT]co[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Shri Chandra Majhi
Mother's Name Smt. Subarna Devi
Date of Birth 09 Feb 1961
Place of Birth Phataki, Distt. Nabarangpur (Odisha)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 Mar 1992
Spouse's Name Smt. Gangeswari Majhi
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.Sc. (Engineering)-Civil, I.R.E.S.
Educated at Regional Engineering College (Now NIT), Rourkela, Odisha
Profession Social Worker
Ex-Railway Servant (Chief Engineer)
Permanent Address
Village and P.O. Phataki,
Distt. Nabarangpur, Odisha-764077
Telefax : (0674) 2300560
07750024920, 09013869314 (M)
Present Address
152, South Avenue,
New Delhi-110 011
09013869314 (M)
Positions Held
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016 Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Hails from the most backward constituency of India. Prior to entering politics (resigned from service in Feb, 2014) was working as Chief Engineer in Railways. While in service, actively involved in social service. Organised many seminars, functions etc. for development of education, eradication of superstition, improve economic conditions, cultural and social status of the people of the constituency.
 
Special Interests
Social service
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Travelling, reading and watching T.V.
 
Sports and Clubs
Badminton player
 
Countries Visited
France, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland and U.K.
 
Other Information
While in service in Railways, completed and commissioned :
Restoration of cyclone damaged railway track between Rahama-Paradeep, 23 Km in record number of 20 days in Nov, 1999; Sambalpur-Talcher New Railway line -175 Km in Odisha during 1998; Raipur-Bhilai 3rd line (2003) - 25 Km; and Gadag-Bagalkot Gauge Conversion - 90 Km in Karnataka during 2008.
At present the constituency is ranked 543rd out of 543 constituencies in India in terms of development. Different parameters are as under :
Literacy rate : 48% (2011); Per capita income : Rs. 14000; Electrification : 37% of villages; Railway line : 40 Km in one out of 3 districts; Doctors : 1 for 24000 people
His dream is to remove this backwardness stigma and is working towards the all round development so that it goes up in the rank.


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