Bio-Data
Shri Biren Singh Engti
[ Indian National Congress-Assam ]

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Father's Name : Late Shri Kangther Engti
Mother's Name : Late Smt. Banre Tokbipi
Date of Birth : 1945-03-02
Place of Birth : Barhoigaon, Distt. Karbi Anglong ( Assam )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. Renu Terangpi
Children : No.of Sons:2 No.of Daughters:1
Educational Qualifications : M.A., LL.B. Educated at Guwahati University, Assam
Profession : Agriculturist, Social Worker
Permanent Address : ITI Colony (Rongmongwe)P.O. Diphu - 782 460 , Distt. Karbi Anglong ( Assam ),Tel. (03671) 272345
Present Address : 17, Windsor Place,New Delhi-110 001,Tel. (011) 23782380
Email Address : Not Available
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
Elected to 5th Lok Sabha Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes( 1971)Re-elected to 6th Lok Sabha (2nd term)( 1977)Re-elected to 7th Lok Sabha (3rd term)( 1980)Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (4th term)( 1985)Dy. Minister, Government of India( 1985-861971 1985-1986)Deputy Minister, Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India( 12 May 1986 - 4June 1986)Deputy Minister, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions( 14 June 1986-14 Feb.1988)Minister of State, Government of India( 1986-1989)Minister of State, Ministry of Planning and Programme Implementation, Government of India( 1987-1989)Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (5th term)( 2004)Member, Committee on Government AssurancesMember, Committee on Home AffairsMember, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled TribesMember, Committee on Home Affairs( 5 August 2006)Member, Committee on Home Affairs( 5 Aug. 2007 onwards)Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)( 2009)Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (2009-2010)( 6 August, 2009)Member, Committee on Agriculture( 31 August 2009)
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
General Secretary, All Assam Karbi Youth Association, 1964 working for the socio-economic development of the poor tribal people in general and Karbi people in particular
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Interested in badminton, football, volleyball and carrom
Countries Visited :  
France, Poland, U.K., U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.
Other Information :  
Associated with Assam Pradesh Youth Congress and Pradesh Congress Committee