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Shri Om Birla

Family and Personal Information


Date of Birth : 23 Nov 1962


Place of Birth : Kota, Rajasthan


Father's Name : Shri Shrikrishna Birla


Mother's Name : Late Smt. Shakuntla Devi


Marital Status : Married


Date of Marriage : 11 Mar 1991


Spouse's Name : Dr. Amita Birla


Children : Two Daughters

Name of Daughters :

      • Akanksha Birla
      • Anjali Birla

Languages : Hindi, English

Educational Qualifications

M.Com.
Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Vishwavidyalaya, Ajmer, 1986

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Position Held

  • Unanimously elected as the Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha on 19 June 2019.

  • Elected as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Kota-Bundi Parliamentary Constituency, 17th Lok Sabha (2019- )

  • Elected as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Kota-Bundi Parliamentary Constituency, 16th Lok Sabha (From 2014 to 2019)

  • Elected as Member of Vidhan Sabha, Kota and Kota South Assembly Constituency for three consecutive terms during 2003, 2008 and 2013, i.e. during the 12th, 13th and 14th Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha

  • Member of Estimates Committee 'A' of the 12th Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha during the year 2004

  • Member of Committee on Public Sector Undertakings and the Member of General Purposes Committee in 2009-10

  • National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha from 1997 to 2003

  • State President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Rajasthan State from 1993 to 1997

  • District President, Kota, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha from 1987 to 1991
  • Vice President, National Cooperative Consumer Federation Ltd., New Delhi from 2002 to 2004
  • Director, National Cooperative Consumer Federation Ltd., New Delhi during 1992-2004
  • President, Rajasthan State Cooperative Consumer Federation Ltd., Jaipur, during 1992-1995
  • President, Kota Cooperative Consumer Wholesale Bhandar Ltd., Kota during 1987-1995
  • President, Student's Union, Government Higher Secondary School, Gumanpura, Kota during 1978-79

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Social Service

  • Set up the Nishulk Paridhan Uphaar Kendra with public cooperation for distribution of clothes to the poor and needy.
  • Launched the Prasadam project with collective efforts to provide free food to the underprivileged.
  • Launched a Medicine Bank project with public cooperation to provide free treatment and medicines to the poor, helpless and needy patients. This project is for providing free medicines for treatment of those who are unable to get treatment due to lack of money. It is still continuing.
  • Set up a portable school, Meri Paathshala in slums with public cooperation to provide education to children of nomadic and poor families living temporarily in Kuchchi colonies of Urban areas.
  • Set up various Matru Gyaan Kendra in rural areas under Corporate Social Responsibility (C.S.R) policy and social cooperation to educate both working women and house-wives in rural areas.
  • To help labourers who are compelled to sleep on roads during chilling winters, set up modern Rain Baseras (shelter homes), wherein facilities like free heater, bed, mattress – quilts, nutritious food and morning tea are provided free of cost.
  • Set up the Kambal Nidhi Prakalp to help attendants of patients coming for treatment in M.B.S. Hospital, the biggest in Kota region and the New Medical College Hospital, Kota wherein free blankets and beds are provided.
  • Started organising from 2006 onwards, the historic and patriotic programme Azadi ke Swar on the eve of Independence Day every year to instil patriotism in the common man, especially the youth; to remember sacrifices made by the martyrs and for inculcating the spirit of nationalism and character building in the new generation. It is being organised as a festival in Kota every year.
  • Organized felicitation programmes for the senior citizens of Kota and Bundi. Through the Programmes, the experience of senior citizens was sought for development of Kota city.
  • In March 2015, Ek Mutthi Ann Rahat Abhiyaan, a campaign to give relief to farmers affected by hailstorms, was launched. Foodgrains were collected by going home to home and made available to hailstorm affected farmers in rural areas.
  • As Parliamentary Secretary to the Government of Rajasthan during 2004- 2008, provided help to the poor, needy and medically serious patients by giving them financial assistance upto Rs. 50 lakh through the State Government.
  • Led the relief team during rescue operations to help the flood victims during the devastating flood in Kota city on 15-16 August 2004 by providing shelter and medical facilities to them in Kota city.
  • Helped Cancer and Thalassemia patients through various voluntary and social organisations.
  • Launched a special campaign to provide aid including free motorised cycles (battery-operated), tri-cycles, wheel chairs and hearing aids to empower the differently-abled.
  • Launched Green Kota Campaign with the collaboration of social, religious and trade organisations to plant one lakh trees in Kota to protect the environment. Saplings, including Tulsi, were distributed to all households.

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Political and Social Movements


  • Launched a mass movement for setting up of an I.I.T. in Kota.
  • Started a movement to make available water of Chambal river to Bundi District .
  • Launched a massive mass movement to provide employment to the local people in Rajasthan Atomic Power Plant in Rawatbhata and development of the area.

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Achievements

  • Raised more than 500 Questions during the Thirteenth Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha and was included in the list Sadan ke Sitare (Star of the House) more than 6 times.
  • Led the movement to eradicate malnutrition from the Sahariya tribal area of Baran District of Rajasthan.
  • After the Bhuj earthquake in Gujarat on 26 January 2001, led the team of 100 volunteers with Doctors for 10 days and worked day and night to provide assistance and to distribute food items and medicines.
  • Inspired youth to work for the nation and society by connecting them with the organisational ideology as National Vice President of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha.
  • Promoted the Super Bazar Yojana across the country as Vice President of National Cooperative Consumers Federation Limited, New Delhi.
  • Took the initiative to distribute free medicines to the pensioners of the State.
  • Launched new welfare schemes by reviving the distressed Kota District Cooperative Consumer Wholesale Bhandar Limited.
  • Launched the Uphaar Kendra Yojana to provide quality products on reasonable rates at a single place so as to further empower the cooperative movement in the State.

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Travels Abroad


  • U.A.E. (Dubai)

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Address

Office

16, Parliament House
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel : (011) - 23017795, 23017914
E-mail:speakerloksabha@sansad.nic.in


Permanent Address:

80-B, Dusshera Scheme,
Shakti Nagar, Kota,
Rajasthan - 324009
Telefax. (0744) 2505555, 2502525,



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