Hon’ble Chancellor

Hon’ble Chancellor Shri. VP Singh Badnore

Father’s Name

Lt. Col. Th. Gopal Singh Badnore

Date of Birth

May 12, 1948

Place of Birth

Badnore, Distt Bhilwara (Rajasthan)

Educational Qualifications

Schooling at Mayo College Ajmer, BA(Hons.) Business Management A.S.C.I Hyderabad

Profession

Farmer, Political and Social Worker, Educationist

Permanent Address

Jalmahal, Badnore, Distt. Bhilwara

Present Address

Punjab Raj Bhawan, Sector 6, Chandigarh
0172-2740608, 2740609, 2740610

Positions Held

  • 1977-1980, 1985-1990, 1993-1998, 1998-1999 Member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
  • 1988-1999 Cabinet Minister Irrigation, Government of Rajasthan
  • 1999-2004 Member Thirteen Loksabha
  • 2004-2009 Member Fourteenth Loksabha
  • 2010-2016 Member Rajya Sabha
  • 1999-2000 Member Committee on Enegry and Defense and Governor of its Sub-Committee on Action Taken Report 2001
  • Governor, Sub-Committee on Electricity Bill, 2001
  • Governor, Sub-Committee on Nuclear Energy 2001-2002
  • Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Stock Market Scam 2001-2003
  • Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs Member
  • National Advisory Committee
  • NCC Member, Library Committee Member, National Tourism Board
  • 2004-2009 Committee on Energy Member
  • National Tiger Conservation Authority July 2010
  • Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Environments and Forests May 2012 – Sept. 2014
  • Member Committee on Petitions Aug. 2010 – Aug. 2011 and Aug. 2012 – May 2014
  • National Advisory Committee on Tourism, 2002-2003
  • National Committee on NCC
  • Wild Life Preservation Board, Rajasthan for the last 20 Years
  • Steering Committee, “Project Tiger”
    Board of Governors, Mayo College Ajmer since 1985
  • Collaboration Committee of Mayo College General Council; Vice President,
    Bhartiya Janta Party, Rajasthan, 1989-1990 and 2001- 2010
  • Mayoor Private School, Abu Dhabi since 2013
    Founder Member and Executive Member, Indo British Parliamentary Forum;
    2003-2004; Co-Chair of the Indo US Parliamentary Forum;
    Worked in London(UK) in New Caxton Encyclopedia in 1970;
    Worked in Escorts Ltd. (India) in the Management Cadre 1970-1977 and 1980-1981
    Founder Member / Vise President
  • Mayoor Private School, Abu Dhabi, 2012-2013
  • Mayoor Chopasni, Jodhpur, 2012-2013 and
  • Mayoor School, Raipur, 2012-2013, 2015
  • Jan. 2015 – Participated UNFPA-IAPPD Conference at Bangkok
  • Sept. 2015 – To attend Climate Change and Renewable Energy Conference of Parliamentarians at London, UK
  • Oct, 2015 – Leader of 5 Members MP’s Delegation to Japan for furthering bilateral relationship sponsored by Sasakawa Peace foundation, Japan
  • On August 22, 2016 – Took over as the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of UT Chandigarh
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