Shri Ramesh Bais

Hon'ble Governor of Tripura

Constituency from which I am elected


Father's Name

Late Khomlal Bais

Mother's Name

Smt. Kejabai Bais

Date of Birth

02 Aug 1947

Birth Place

Raipur (Chhattisgarh)

Maritial Status


Date of Marriage

01 May 1968

Spouse Name

Smt. Rambai Bais

No. of Children

No.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:2

State Name


Party Name

Bharatiya Janata Party

Permanent Address

9, Ravi Nagar,Raipur - 492 001, ChhattisgarhTels. (0771) 2423000

Email id

Educational Qualifications

Higher Secondary Educated at B.S.E., Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh



Positions Held



Councillor, Municipal Corporation, Raipur


Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly


Member, Estimates Committee, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly


Member, Library Committee, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly


Pradesh Mantri, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Madhya Pradesh


Elected to 9th Lok Sabha

1989-90 & 1994-96

Vice-President, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh


Member, Public Accounts Committee

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines

1993 onwards

Member, National Executive, B.J.P.

1994 onwards

Member, Executive Committee, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh


Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)


Member, Committee on Agriculture

Member, Committee on Petitions

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry


Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)


Union Minister of State, Steel and Mines


Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)

13 Oct. 1999- 30 Sep

Union Minister of State, Chemicals and Fertilizers

30 Sep. 2000-29 Jan.

Union Minister of State, Information and Broadcasting

29 Jan. 2003- 8 Jan

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Mines

9 Jan. 2004 - May 20

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Environment & Forests


Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 5th term)

Member, Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas

Member, Committee on Public Accounts

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power

Member, Hindi Salahakar Samiti, Ministry of Coal and Mines

5 Aug. 2007 onwards

Member, Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas

1 May 2008

Member, Committee on Public Undertakings


Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)

6 Aug. 2009

Chief Whip, Lok Sabha, BJP in Parliament

Member, Committe on Public Undertakings

31 Aug. 2009

Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas

23 Sep. 2009

Member, Rules Committee


Member, Rajbhasha Committee, MHA

Member, Business Advisory Committee on Lok Sabha

1 May 2010

Member, Committee on Public Undertakings


Re-elected as Member of Parliament, 16th Lok Sabha

1 Sep 2014

Chairman, Standing Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment, Lok Sabha

Member, Consultative Committee on Patrolium & Natural Gas.

Member, Business Advisory Committee, LokSabha.

Member, Standing Committee on Public Undertaking, Lok Sabha.

Social and Cultural Activities

Actively associated with health camps, eye camps, rural development programmes and sports competitions etc.

Special Interests

Woodcraft, painting, interior decoration and gardening

Sports and Clubs

President, Chhattisgarh Archery Olympic Association.

Member, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.

Favourite Pastimes and Recreation

Art & Crafts, Gardening, Reading.

Countries Visited

Austria, Australia, Canada, Hungary, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, U.A.E., U.K. and U.S.A.

Other Information

Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Seeds and Farm Development Corporation, 1992