Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Devi, Smt. Rama
Constituency   : Sheohar (Bihar)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : rama[DOT]devi19[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Kailash Prasad Chaudhary
Mother's Name Smt. Dharbharan Devi
Date of Birth 05 May 1949
Place of Birth Lalganj, Distt. Vaishali (Bihar)
Marital Status Widow
Date of Marriage 07 Jul 1965
Spouse's Name Late Engg. Braj Bihari Prasad
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 3
B.A. Economics (Hons.), LL.B.
Educated at S.K.J.Law College, and Jaintpur College, Muzaffarpur, Bihar University, Bihar
Profession Agriculturist
Social Worker
Permanent Address
Rama Braj Bhawan, Brahmapura, Krishna Toli,
Rama Braj Bihari Gali,
Muzaffarpur-842003, Bihar
Telefax : (0621)2260164, 09431240750 (M)
Present Address
30-A, Atul Grove Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Telefax : (011) 23354241, 9013180124 (M)
Positions Held
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 and 1999-2000 Member, Committee on Estimates
1998-99 Member, Committee on Commerce and its Sub-Committee on Textiles
Member, Joint Committee on the Empowerment of Women and its Sub-Committee on Education and Health Programmes for Women
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
2000-2005 Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly
Cabinet Minister, Public Health & Engineering Department, Govt. of Bihar
2009 Re-elected to 15 Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Member, Consultative Committee , Ministry of Human Resource Development
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Textiles
15 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Joint Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)
21 June 2019 onwards Member, Panel of Chairpersons, Lok Sabha
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Chairperson, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
21 Nov. 2019 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee, Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Social And Cultural Activities
Shared the sorrows of poor people and demanded the red card, ration card, sulabh shauchalaya and schools for them; raised voice for those who did not get old-age pension and encouraged womenfolk for getting sanctioned money for pregnant women from Government of India
Special Interests
Upliftment of the poor women and encouraging them for participating in politics, studying books
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Gardening; participation in religious rites; driving; spending time with children, birds and animals; radio, newspaper, magazine reading and television viewing
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Badminton, Carrom Board and Football; Member, Muzaffarpur Club
Countries Visited
Indonesia, Mauritius, Singapore, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates
Other Information
Member, Central Advisory Board; President,(i) Bihar Pragati Mahila Vikas Manch - 1995, (ii) Bihar Vaishya Mahasammelan - 1998-2003, (iii) Rashtriya Mahila Ambedkar Sena - 2001; Vice President, Akhil Bhartiya Vaishya Mahasammelan - 2002; Presently, Executive President, Bihar Vyavasayik Sangharsh Morcha since 2008

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