Dr. Ranjit Kumar Panja Member of Parliament (MP) from Barasat (West Bengal) Biodata

Name of Member: Dr. Ranjit Kumar Panja

Political Party: All India Trinamool Congress

Constituency & State: Barasat (West Bengal)

Lok Sabha Experience: 12,13

Thirteenth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile
Panja, Dr. Ranjit Kumar
Constituency   :Barasat (West Bengal)
Party Name     :All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)
Email Address :rkpanja[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
Father’s NameLate Dr. Dhanapati Panja
Mother’s NameLate Smt. Santwana Panja
Date of Birth01 Oct 1932
Place of BirthCalcutta (West Bengal)
Marital StatusMarried
Date of Marriage19 Nov 1956
Spouse’s NameSmt. Krishna Panja
No. of Sons1
No.of Daughters1
M.B.B.S., Diploma in Dermatology, F.R.C.P., Ph.D., F.A.M.S.
Educated at Medical College, Calcutta, University College of Medicine, Calcutta and Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh
Permanent Address
250, Chittaranjan Avenue,
Kolkota – 700006, West Begnal
5623365, 5624545,
FAX(033) 5523377
Present Address
67, South Avenue,
New Delhi – 110011
(011) 23793469
Positions Held
1998Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
1998-99Member, Committee on Human Resource Development and its Sub- Committee-II on Medical Education
1999Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
Member, Joint Committee on the Protection of the Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Bill, 1999
Member, Committee on Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance (Revenue)
2000-2004Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Surface Transport
Books Published
MCQ 1001-on Dermatology Venereology and Leprology
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Original research on “Collagen Diseases of the Skin” during 1957-61; Written more than 100 research articles in national and international journals
Social And Cultural Activities
Hony. Secretary, Dr. B.C. Roy Memorial Committee (a social organisation engaged in the development of body and mind through extra curricular education in sports, arts and culture for school children, mainly from the underprivileged sections of society); organising medical camps for rural poor in West Bengal
Special Interests
Upliftment of the poor and rural development
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Photography, listening to music and painting
Sports and Clubs
Member, (i) Calcutta Club; (ii) Bengal Club; and (iii) Mohan Bagan Club, Calcutta (West Bengal)
Countries Visited
France, Japan, U.K., U.S.A. and West European Countries
Other Information
President, (i) Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists & Leprologists, and (ii) 150th (Terjubilee) Celebration of Medical College, Calcutta; Chairman, International Conference, Tokyo, 1983; Professor, (i) Dermatology, Medical College, Calcutta, 1974-90; and (ii) PG Courses in Dermatology, Calcutta University, 1968 till date; Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Reader, Medical College, Calcutta, 1966-73; Visiting Professor, (i) Mayo Clinic, U.S.A.; (ii) Cleveland Clinic, U.S.A.; (iii) U.C.V., U.S.A.; (iv) Tokyo University, Japan; and (v) PGI, Chandigarh; Hon. Professor and Consultant, Department of Dermatology, Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, Ramakrishna Mission Seva Pratishthan, Calcutta; Fellowship, (i) Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh; and (ii) Academy of Medical Sciences; Guest Speaker, National Conference of Japanese Dermatological Association, Osaka, Japan, 1984; Invitee, International Conference on Herpes, San Francisco, U.S.A.; Member, (i) International Forum on Herpes; (ii) Academic Council, Calcutta University; (iii) National Board of Examinations, Delhi; and (iv) Interview Board, UPSC; Examiner and paper setter in various Universities; Scholar, Lady Tata Memorial Trust


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