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MUTTEMWAR, SHRI VILAS BABURAO

Constituency : Nagpur ( Maharashtra )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)
E-Mail : vilas@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Baburao Sadashiorao Muttemwar
Mother’s Name Smt. Kamal Muttemwar
Date of Birth 22 March 1949
Place of Birth Sindewahi, Distt. Chandrapur (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 7 January 1972
Spouse’s Name Smt. Chhaya Muttemwar
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B. Com.
Educated at Nagpur University, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
Profession Journalist, Political & Social Worker

Permanent Address

Ashoka Residency (Behind Das Jewellers), Plot No. 18,
Shivaji Nagar, Nagpur – 440 010 (Maharashtra)
Tels. (0712)2248377,
2248441,2248591,22448615

Present Address 1, Pt. Motilal Nehru Marg,
New Delhi – 110 011
Tels. (011) 23792044, 23018667, 24361193, 22448615
Fax: 23010616

Positions Held

1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1980-81 Secretary, Indian Youth Congress
1981-84 President, Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Congress
1985 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1985-88 Joint Secretary, Indian National Congress
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1991-95 Secretary, Congress Parliamentary Party
1993-95 Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings
1995-96 Minister of State in the Ministries of Rural Areas and Employment (Department of Rural Employment and Poverty Alleviation) and Parliamentary Affairs
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Energy and its Sub-Committees on Power; and on Action Taken Reports; also Convenor, Sub-Committee-II on Coal
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Affairs and Employment
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
2000-2001 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
2003-05 Secretary Congress Parliamentary Party
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 6th term)
23 May 2004- onwards Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Contributed several articles to Marathi newspapers on political events and cultural issues; Editor, Janavad—a Marathi daily published from Nagpur

Social And Cultural Activities

Participated in student and youth activities, trade unions; studied the problems of small cultivators against their exploitation by brokers in urban markets; and Secretary, Samajwadi Sangram Samiti, 1970

Special Interests
Cultural activities and singing

Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to music and interested in drama

Sports and Clubs
Secretary, Nehru Mandal (a Sports Organisation), Nagpur

Countries Visited
Widely travelled; Member, Indian Delegation, (i) European Parliament, 1988; (ii) 88th I.P.U. Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 1992

Other Information
Organising-Secretary, Union of Working Journalists, Nagpur, 1974-75; Founder and Convener, Indira Gandhi Samarthan Kriti Samiti, Nagpur, 1976; imprisoned several times for participation in student and youth organisation activities in Vidarbha region