Dr. Thokchom Meinya
[ Indian National Congress-Manipur ]

Father's Name : Late Shri Thokchom Tarpan Singh
Mother's Name : Late Smt. Thokchom Thambalmacha Devi
Date of Birth : 1945-10-12
Place of Birth : Moirangjel Hingol, Moidangpok, Imphal West (Manipur)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. Thokchom Sorojini Devi
Children : No.of Sons:1 No.of Daughters:1
Educational Qualifications : M.Sc., LL.B., M. Phil, Ph. D. Educated at D.M. College, Imphal, Guwahati University, Guwahati and Osmania University, Hyderabad
Profession : Teacher, Advocate, Scientist
Permanent Address : Joypurkhul Khumbong,P.O. Langjing, Imphal West -795 113 Manipur ,Tels. (0385)2569205, 2220806, 2442928 09436021818 (M) Fax. (0385) 2569205
Present Address : A-3, M.S.Flats, B.K.S. Marg,New Delhi - 110 001,Tels. (011) 23711696 9868180295 (M) Fax. (011) 23711696
Email Address :
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
Member, Manipur Legislative Assembly( 2002-2004)Minister of State (Independent Charge), Higher and Technical Education, Government of Manipur ( 2002-2003)Cabinet Minister, Higher and Technical Education, Government of Manipur ( 2003-2004)Elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2004-09)Member, Committee on Human Resource DevelopmentMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External AffairsConvener, Miscellaneous States and Union Territories, Congress Parliamentary PartyMember, Library CommitteeMember, Committee on Human Resource Development( 5 Aug. 2007 onwards)Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)( 2009)Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas, Lok Sabha( 31 August 2009)
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Former President, (i) Imphal West Students Club, IWSC, Khumbong (ii) United Sports and Cultural Association USCA, Manipur (iii) Hyderabad Manipur i Students Association, Hyderabad (iv) Manipur gi Ngamkhei Kanba Lup NH-53( Mankal) formed during the Great June uprising, 2001 ( Manipur ) (v) Parents Teachers Association, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Imphal West, Khumbong Gen. Secretary (i) Western Development Organisation ,Imphal West (ii) Guwahati Manipur i Students Association (iii) All Manipur i Youths ( Assam , Tripura and Manipur ) Conference, Gauhati, 1968, which had formed the then PAN Manipur Youth League (PANMYL) (iv) All Manipur College Teachers Association Member, (i) National Executive Committee, All India Federation of University and College Teachers Organisation (AIFUCTO), Patron Member, The Manipur Debating Society Founder Member, (i) Koloipan High School, Khubong and (ii) Loyalam Art and Cultrue Institute, Khumburg Secretary, Western Girls High School, Awangkhunou
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Indigenious games of Manipur , viz. Mukna, Kang, Khong Kangjei and Polo (Sagol Kangjei), Tennis
Countries Visited :  
Widely travelled
Other Information :  
Actively participated in the students movement and later in the teachers movement fought for the territorial integrity of Manipur participated in Great June uprising 2001, Manipur , under the banner of United Committee, Manipur (UCM) and Manipur gi Ngamkhei Kanba Lup NH-53 Lecturer in Maths, D.M. College, Imphal, 1971-72 Reader and Head of the Department, Maths, Imphal College, Imphal, till 2002 Head Examiner, Mathematics under BSEM, CHSEM and M.U Director, (i) The Manipur State Cooperative Bank Ltd (ii) The Manipur State Wholesale Consumer Cooperative Society Ltd. practised Law for a short period retired voluntarily on 5 January, 2002 from the Government Service as Minister of Higher and Technical Education, Manipur , constituted Manipur State Higher Education Commission and handed over the management of Government College of Technology to Manipur College of Technology Society for better management of the institution Member (i)Executive Council, IISC, 2004-09 and (ii)Court NEHU Shillong, 2004-09