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Detailed Profile: Dr. (Smt.) Jhansi Lakshmi Botcha

NameDr. (Smt.) Jhansi Lakshmi Botcha
Constituency from which I am electedVizianagaram
Father's NameShri Majji Rama Rao
Mother's NameSmt. Kalavathi Majji
Date of Birth11 Apr 1964
Birth PlaceRajamundry, Andhra Pradesh
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage-NA-
Spouse NameShri Botcha Satyanarayana
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:1
State NameAndhra Pradesh
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent Address16-3-29, Korada Street, Near Post Office,Vizianagaram Town, Distt.Vizianagaram - 535 002, Andhra PradeshTels. (08922) 225868, 09440194450(M) Fax.(08922) 277766
Present Address6, Talkotara Road,, New Delhi -110 00109868180003
Email id(i) jhansi[dot]lb[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in (ii) bjhansi2007[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
Educational QualificationsM.A. (Philosophy), Ph.D., B.L.(C.L)
Positions Held
2001-2006Chairperson, Zilla Parishad, Vizianagaram
2001Member (Nominated), Pradesh Congress Committee, Andhra Pradesh
2005Member (Nominated), All India Congress Committee
Dec. 2006Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in bye-election
2 Jan. 2007Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel
7 Aug. 2007Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the sitting of the House
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
20 Jul. 2009Member, Committee on Official Language, Drafting and Evidence Sub-Commitee
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Women and Child Development
22 Feb. 2010Executive Member, Indian Parliamentary Group
10 Mar. 2010Member, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) - Working Group on Specific Needs of Specific Category of Workers
26 Mar. 2010Member, State Level Vigilance Monitoring Committee
10 Apr. 2010Chairman, MGNREGA Sub-Committee, Working Group on Specific Needs of Specific Category
21 Jul. 2010Chairman, India-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Friendship Group
3 Aug. 2010Member, India-Finland Parliamentary Friendship Group
Executive Committee Member, Congress Parliamentary Party
Social and Cultural ActivitiesMember, Rotary Club, Vizianagaram; Captain NCC, participated in blood donation camp and social services
Special InterestsEfforts to reduce number of dropout children drastically; Implementation of Child Labour Act; women empowerment
Sports and ClubsActive participation in Kho-kho, Cricket
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationMusic and reading books
Countries VisitedCanada, France, Germany, Italy, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, U.S.A. and United Kingdom
Other InformationFormer Co-Convenor, Zilla Parishad Chairpersons Forum, Andhra Pradesh; Life Member, Deaf and Dumb School, Andhra Pradesh; Executive Member, Rajiv Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sangthan; Member, National Employment Guarantee Council, New Delhi, 2007 ; election campaigner for Congress since 1998; attended (i) Disaster Management on comprehensive response planning for Local Government, Kathmandu, Nepal; (ii) fourth conference for Members of Parliamentary Committees on the status of women and other committees dealing with gender equality held, Geneva, 28-29 September, 2009;(iii) National Rural Employment Guarantee programme work shop addressed by the Hon`ble Prime Minister and Smt. Sonia Gandhi, New Delhi; (iv) course on "District Backward Regions", National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad; (v) orientation programmes conducted for Zilla Parishad Chairpersons and ZPTCs, Hyderabad; attended convocation on HIV/AIDS at New Delhi addressed by the Hon`ble Prime Minister and other Central Ministers; (vi) programme on Role of Panchayats and N.G.Os in the Management of Natural Disaster (APARD); and (vii)course on Planning for Rural Infrastructure and Basic Services from 18th to 23rd April 2003, NIRD; Awarded, Won Uttam Mahila Award, 2002-2003 (Visakha Samacharam, a Journal)

Source: Lok Sabha