Saugata Roy

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings 14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016
Member, Rules Committee Member, Standing Committee on Finance 1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit 11 Dec. 2014 onwards
Member, Joint Committee on Security in Parliament House Complex 29 April 2015 onwards
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings 1 May 2017 onwards

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 06 Aug 1947
Place Shillong (Meghalaya)
Political Party All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
Academics M.Sc., LL.B. Educated at Science College, University of Calcutta and Jogesh Chandra Law College and Presidency College, Kolkata, West Bengal

Profile

Prof. Saugata Roy (born 6 August 1946) is an Indian politician of Trinamool Congress and a member of parliament in the Lok Sabha of the Indian Parliament representing the Dum Dum constituency in the 16th Lok Sabha. He was the Union Minister of State for Urban Development in the Manmohan Singh government.[2]

A National Science Talent Search Scholar and a former student of St. Lawrence High School, KolkataJogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College and Presidency College, Kolkata, he holds a post-graduate degree in Physics. He also holds a degree in Law from Calcutta University. He is a retired professor of Physics from Asutosh College.

A veteran politician from West Bengal, senior leader of Trinamool Congress, he was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the Dum Dum constituency and re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from the same constituency. He had earlier been elected from Barrackpore (Lok Sabha constituency) in 1977. He was briefly the Union Minister of State for Petroleum in the Charan Singh Ministry and was the Union Minister of State for Urban Development in the UPA II Ministry from 2009 to 2012. He has been elected to the West Bengal State Legislative Assembly five times having been elected from Alipore (3 Terms), Dhakuria and Bangaon constituencies.