Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Mandal, Dr. Tapas
Constituency   : Ranaghat (SC) (West Bengal)
Party Name     : All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
Email Address : tapas[DOT]mandal[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Probhas Chandra Mandal
Mother's Name Smt. Karuna Mandal
Date of Birth 03 Jan 1972
Place of Birth Shimulpur, Distt. North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 Aug 2005
Spouse's Name Smt. Banani Mandal
No.of Daughters 1
M.Sc. (Ag), Ph.D. (Horticulture)
Educated at B.C.K.V., Mohanpur, West Bengal and Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal
Profession Professor
Permanent Address
B-14/453, P.O. Kalyani,
Distt. Nadia-741235, West Bengal
Tel : (033) 25823232, 09732652194 (M)
Present Address
217, North Avenue,
New Delhi-110 001
09013869501 (M)
Positions Held
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture

Books Published
Text Book on Floriculture & Landscaping; Bonsai : The Living Art; Gerbera; and Temperate Orchids
Wrote four books in Bengali : Agriculture Specially protected cultivation of high-value flowers
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Number of Literary works have been published in various Magazines; Edited two Bengali Literary Magazines; and Member of different professional and Scientific Organisations of the Country
Social And Cultural Activities
Active Member of University Teachers Organisation, organising many training programmes for farming communities of Bengal, Disseminating the modern technologies of agriculture to the farming communities particularly those belonging to poor and marginal categories
Special Interests
Writing academic and research based articles in reputed Journals and creative writing; very fond of Tagore`s song.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and Visiting different places
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Visited Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka, etc. as a Scientist
Other Information
Served as External Examiner/Expert of different Universities of the Country like Visva-Bharati, OUAT, UBKV, Birsa Agriculture University, Rajendra Agriculture University, Bihar Agriculture University etc. Member, BCKV Council, 2012-2013; Secretary, Faculty Council and Horticulture Faculty, BCKV, 2012-2013; Professor, BCKV, Mohanpur, West Bengal

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