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Fifteenth Lok Sabha Member


Gurudas Kamat

Gurudas Kamat

Party Name Indian National Congress (INC)
Constituency Mumbai North-East
State Maharashtra
Father's Name Shri Vasant Anandrao Kamat
Mother's Name N.A
Date of Birth 05.10.1954
Place of Birth Village Ankola, Distt. North Kanara, Karnataka
Profession Lawyer, Agriculturist, Political & Social Worker
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 May 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Maharookh Gurudas Kamat
No. of Children 1
Educational Qualifications

B.Com., LL.B., M.B.A.
Educated at R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics and
Government Law College, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Permanent Address

"Gaurinandan", 5th Road
Near Acharya Garden
Chembur, Mumbai - 400 071
Phone: 022-25212727
Fax: 022-25213737

Present Address

19, G.R.G. Road
New Delhi - 110 011
Phone: 011-23092627
Fax: 011-23092626

Position Held

1976-1980
President, National Students Union of India (N.S.U.I.)

1984
Elected to 8th Lok Sabha

1984-1987
President, Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Congress

1984-1989
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

1987-1988
President, Indian Youth Congress-I

1987-1989
Member, Joint Committee on Railways Bill

1991
Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1991-1996
- Member, Committee on Industries
- Member, Railway Convention Committee
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

1997
Vice-President, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee

1998
Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

1998-1999
- Member, Committee on Petitions
- Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance

2003 onward
President, Mumbai Congress

2004
- Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
- Chairman, Committee on Energy
- Chairman, Committee on Energy
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
- Member, Committee on Official Language
- Member, Committee on Finance

2005
Member, Ethics Committee

Social And Cultural Activities

Actively engaged in combating corruption, social evils and communal elements

Special Interests

Social work

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading and sports

Sports and Clubs

Badminton, table-tennis and cricket; Member

  1. Maharashtra State Sports Council;

  2. Khar Gymkhana;

  3. Chembur Gymkhana;

  4. CCI;

  5. India Habitat Centre, New Delhi; and

  6. Uninted Servies Club, Mumbai

Countries Visited

Widely travelled; most of Europe, China, South East Asia, U.S.A.; represented India at the International Youth Convention, Moscow, 1985 and at the United Nations, New York, 1994

Other Information

Member,

  1. Film Advisory Board of Film Censors, Government of India, 1980-84;

  2. Central Purchases Advisory Council, Government of India, 1980-83;

  3. Bombay Telephones Advisory Committee;

  4. National Shipping Board, 1985-89; and

  5. Committee of Central Board of Direct Taxes, 2004