Dr. Arjun Sengupta, MP
[ West Bengal ]

Father's Name : Late Shri J.K. Sengupta
Mother's Name : Late Shrimati Indu Lekha
Date of Birth : 1937-06-10
Place of Birth : Kolkata (West Bengal)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati Jayshree Sengupta
Children : One daughters
Educational Qualifications : B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Economics) Educated at Mitra Institution, Bhavanipur, Kolkata, Presidency College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Profession : Not Available
Permanent Address : Flat No. B-4,32, Ballygunge, Circular Road, Kolkata 700026
Present Address : 100, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 110003 Telephone : 24643170, 24643171, 24643172, 24643173, Mobile: 9868181187
Email Address :;
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
1981 - 84 Special Secretary to the Prime Minister of India 1985 - 90 Executive Director and Special Advisor to the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC 1990 - 93 Ambassador of India to the European Union, Brussels 1993 - 98 Member and Member Secretary (in the rank of Minister of State), Planning Commission, Government of India Aug. 2005 Elected to Rajya Sabha Jan. 2006 onwards Member, Committee on External Affairs 2007 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs Sept. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Labour May 2008 onwards Member, Committee on Public Undertakings Member, Library Committee
Books Published :  
Reforms, Equity and the IMF, 2001
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Independent Expert for the Human Rights Commission, Geneva on (a) The Right to Development (1999-2004) and (b) Human Rights and Extreme Poverty (2004-2006); teaching and lecturing on Human Rights and Economic Development at Harvard University, Essex University, Oslo University and at Conferences and Seminars all over the world
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Not Available
Countries Visited :  
U.S.A., U.K., Canada, Norway, Holland, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Argentina and Chile
Other Information :  
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