Wansuk Syiem

Wansuk Syiem

Constituency:

Party: Indian National Congress

Father's Name: Late Capt. Tiolis Rynjah

Mother's Name: Shrimati Sabitri Syiem

Date of Birth: Monday, June 25, 1956

Birth Place: Shillong, Distt. East Khasi Hills (Meghalaya)

Spouse Name: Shri Alexander Nongrum

SONS: 0

DAUGHTERS: 0

State Name: Meghalaya

Permanent Address: Markynti Lodge, Madanrting, Happy Valley, Shillong, Meghalaya.

Present Address: 15, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi 110003

Education Qualifications: Matriculate Educated at St. Mary`s Mazarello Convent, Jowai, Meghalaya

Countries Visited: Visited Moscow (Russia), representing Meghalaya at the International Youth Year in1985; Jakarta (Indonesia), as a Government of India`s representative at the `Regional Counsultations on the Advancement of Women`s Human Rights in Asia-Pacific Region` in 2009; Jakarta (Indonesia), as a Government of India`s representative at the `2nd Regional Counsultations on the Advancement of Women`s Human Rights in Asia-Pacific Region-Discrimination Against Women in the Context of Religion & Culture` in 2011; Ireland, to attend a meeting on `Right to Education` in 2012; Philippines, U.S.A., Thailand, Singapore and U.K.

Positions Held: 1993-1996 Vice-Chairperson, Meghalaya Transport Corporation, Government of Meghalaya
1997-1998 Chairperson, Meghalaya State Social Welfare Advisory Board
1997-2001 Member, Board of Meghalaya Transport Corporation
1998-1999 Vice-Chairperson, Meghalaya Handloom and Handicraft Corporation
2002-2007 Chairperson, Meghalaya State Social Welfare Board
2007 Director, Board of Directors, Meghalaya Toursim Development Corporation Ltd.
Sept. 2008-Sept. 2011 and
March 2012 onwards Member, National Commission for Women
April 2013 Elected to Rajya Sabha
May 2013 onwards Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
July 2013 onwards Member, Committee on Water Resources
Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development
Sept. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women

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