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Fifteenth Lok Sabha Member


Suresh Kalmadi

Suresh Kalmadi

Party Name Indian National Congress (INC)
Constituency Pune
State Maharashtra
Father's Name Dr. K. Shamrao Kalmadi
Mother's Name Smt. Shanta Shamrao
Date of Birth 01.05.1944
Place of Birth Madras, Tamil Nadu
Profession Businessman
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 23 Apr 1971
Spouse's Name Smt. Meera Kalmadi
No. of Children 3
Educational Qualifications

B.A.
Educated at Fergusson College, Pune
National Defence Academy, Kharakvasla and
Air Force Flying College,Jodhpur and Allahabad

Permanent Address

Kalmadi House
42/8, Dr. Ketkar Road
Erandvane, Pune - 411 004
Phone: 0212-25433033

Present Address

2 K, Kamraj Lane
New Delhi - 110 011
Phone: 011-23793699, 23792619
Fax: 011-23793709

Position Held

1977
President, Pune Youth Congress

1977-1980
President, Youth Congress, Maharashtra

1981-1986
President, Indian Youth Congress (S)

1982-1988
Member, Rajya Sabha

1984-1985 and 1990-1992
Member, Committee on Petitions

1986-1988
- Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
- Member, Committee on Defence
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
- Secretary, Congress (S) Parliamentary Party

1988-1994
Member, Rajya Sabha (2nd term)

1994-1995
Member, Rajya Sabha (3rd term)

September 1995 - May 1996
Union Minister of State, Railways

1996
- Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
- Member, Committee on Defence

1996-1997
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

1998-1999
Spokesman, Congress (S) Parliamentary Party

1998-2004
Member, Rajya Sabha (4th term)

1999
Chairman, Election Campaign Committee, Maharashtra

1999-2004
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings

2003-2004
Treasurer, Congress Parliamentary Party

2004
- Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
- Member, Commitee on Public Undertakings
- Member, Committee on Defence

2005
Secretary, Congress Parliamentary Party

Social And Cultural Activities

Chairman:

  1. Pune Festival Committee;
  2. Pune International Marathon; and
  3. Maharashtra Tourism & Development Corporation, 1988-89
Special Interests

Flying, environment, tourism, defence & sports

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Outdoor games, travelling and music

Sports and Clubs

President:

  1. Indian Olympic Association since 1996;
  2. Asian Athletics Association since 2000; and
  3. Athletics Federation of India since 1987;

Chairman,

  1. Commonwealth Organising Committee, 2010;
  2. National Games, 1994 and
  3. Afro-Asian Games - 2003;

Council Member, International Association of Atheletics Federations since 2001and Patron, Nehru Bal Sangh

Other Information

  1. Conducted International Marathon 18 times;

  2. International Permit Athletic Meets - 8 times;

  3. Road Races Freedom 40 & Nehru Centenary Celebrations with unprecedented participation;

  4. introduced-Asian Grand Prix, Indoor Athletics and All Star Championships in Asia;

  5. successfully hosted World Half Marathon, 2004;

  6. organised, National Games at Pune, Bangalore, Manipur, Punjab, Hyderabad and now organising in Assam