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Ashok S Ganguly Biography



About Ashok S. Ganguly

Full Name Dr. Ashok S. Ganguly
Elected fromNominated
DOB July 28, 1935
Place of Birth Patna (Bihar)
Political PartyNominated
Father's NameLate Shri Sekhar Nath Ganguly
Mother's NameLate Shrimati Binapani Ganguly
Delhi Address10, Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi
Telephone No.23753811
Permanent AddressABP Pvt. Ltd, Gandhi Mansion, 4th Floor, 20, Altamount Road, Mumbai - 400026
Marital StatusMarried on 26 April 1967
SpouseShrimati Rooma Ganguly
ChildrenTwo daughters
EducationB.Sc., M.S., Ph.D. Educated at Master Tutorial High School, Mumbai, Jaihind College, Mumbai and University of Illinois, U.S.A.
Profession before joining politics Scientist/Corporate Professional Manager
Positions Held1980-1990 and 1997 onwards Member, Board of Governers, Administrative Staff College 1981-84 Member, Governing Council of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Member, Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1984-85 President, Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry 1985 -89 Member, Prime Ministers Scientific Advisory Council Chairman, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur 1985-90 Member, Advisory Board on Energy, Government of India 1986-89 Member, Society of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research 1986-90 Member, Science Advisory Committee, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India 1987-90 Director, Technology Development Investment Company of India Limited Member, Advisory Board of India Fund Member, Indian and US Councils for the Programme for the Advancement of Commercial Technology 1988-89 Member, Board of Trade in the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India 1988-90 Director, Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation-Venture Capital Limited 1991-94 Member, U.K. Government Advisory Board for the Research Councils 1994-96 Member, Board LINK-DTI U.K. Government 1995-97 Chairman, Life Science Group IV & V Framework Programme Planning, European Union 1997-98 Member, Foreign Investment Promotion Council, Government of India 1998-2000 Member, Board of Governors, Jawaharlal Nehru Trust, U.K. 1998-2001 Chairman, Intellectual Property Commission, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris 1999-2011 Member, Board of Governers, National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) 2000-2007 Member, Indo-U.K. Round Table 2005 onwards Member, Indo-U.S. CEO Forum 2000-2009 Director, Reserve Bank of India 2004- 2009 and 2010 onwards 2005-2009 Prime Ministers Council on Trade and Industry Member, National Knowledge Commission Member, Investment Commission of India Nov. 2009 Nominated to Rajya Sabha Dec. 2009 - May 2013 Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table Dec. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Water Resources Member,Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Home Affairs Permanent Special Invitee, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance Aug. 2010-Dec. 2010 Member, Select Committee to the Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010 Aug. 2010 - Dec. 2013 Member, Council of the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore Oct. 2010 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee Nov. 2010 onwards Member, Parliamentary Forum on Global Warming and Climate Change Jan. 2012 onwards Member, Board of Management of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow June- Nov. 2012 Member, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 May 2013 onwards Member, Committee on Rules Aug. 2013 onwards Member, Committee to examine matters relating to allocation and pricing of telecom licences and spectrum
Book(s) Published(i) Industry & Liberalisation, 1994, (ii) Strategic Manufacturing for Competitive Advantage, 1998 and (iii) Business Drive in R&D Managing Knowledge to Create Wealth, 1999
Term18/11/2009 to 17/11/2015
Member ofRajya Sabha
Dr. Ashok S. Ganguly


Last Updated on 24 June, 2017.


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