Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Chauhan, Shri Nihal Chand
Constituency   : Ganganagar (SC) (Rajasthan)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : nihalchand[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Shri Bega Ram Chauhan
Mother's Name Smt. Surji Devi
Date of Birth 04 Feb 1971
Place of Birth Bajuwala, Distt. Ganganagar (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 17 Apr 1992
Spouse's Name Smt. Jyoti Chauhan
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Educated at Shri Nehru S.P. Evening College (University of Bikaner)
Profession Agriculturist
Social Worker
Permanent Address
Srivijaynagar Road, Opp. Sant Nirankari Bhawan,
Teh. Raisinghnagar,
Distt. Sri Ganganagar - 335051, Rajasthan
Tel : (01507) 221317, 09414090050 (M)
Present Address
11, Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla Lane,
(Canning Lane),
New Delhi - 110001
Tel : (011) 23782561, 23782562
09414090050, 09971127226 (M)
Positions Held
1995-96 Pradhan, Panchayat Samiti, Rai Singh Nagar
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1998 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
Member, Committee on Private Members`s Bills and Resolutions
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Standing Committee on Agirculture
5 Aug. 2007 Member, Standing Committee on Health & Family Welfare
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj
1 Sep. 2016 - 25 May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (5th term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
09 Oct. 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Culture and Tourism
1 May 2020 onwards Member, Committee on Estimates

Social And Cultural Activities
Deeply involved in social activities to promote rural development to spread awareness about government policy, plans and procedures in order to improve transparency in functioning of government; Woman education, empowerment and poverty alleviation
Special Interests
Keenly interested in making contribution in the field of development of community assets and infrastructural development of villages; Worked towards development of roads and sanitation
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Social interaction with people of different ages in order to observe and understand their issues, with a view to find out appropriate solution. This helps me to understand the mindset of rural population and their critical issues.
Sports and Clubs
Interested in watching Football and Kabaddi. Used to play Hockey and Kabaddi in school days
Countries Visited
Bangladesh & U.S.A.

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