Follow up

Father's Name Shree Radhamohan Thakur
Mother's Name Smt.Sharda Thakur
Date of Birth 3 September 1931
Place of Birth Dubaha, Distt. Muzaffarpur (Bihar)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 12 June 1957
Spouse's Name Dr. (Smt.) Uma Thakur  
No. of Sons Two
No. of Daughters Two
Educational Qualifications M.B.B.S.
Educated at Patna Medical College, Patna University, Bihar.
Royal College of Physicians, London.
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh.
Royal College of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London.
Profession Medical Practitioner,
Teacher and
Permanent Address Fraser Road, Patna - 800 001(Bihar)
Tels. (08152) 226545, 210577
Fax. (08152) 239423
Present Address 2, Tughlak road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 3018283, 3018514 (R), 3010661, 3014647 (O)
Positions Held :
1984 Elected to 8th Lok Sabha
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests; and its sub-committee on Ganga Action Plan
Member, Consultative committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
22 Nov. 1999-
27 May 2000
Union Cabinet Minister, Water Resources
27 May 2000 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare
Books published (i) Dynamics of Development (Editor and contributor);
(ii) Development (Editor and contributor);
(iii) Glimpses of Indian technology (Co-author);
(iv) World Trade Organization (Author);
(v) Technical Report Series 791 upto 1990 (Geneva) Control of Leishmaniasis (Co-author);
(vi) Recent Trends in Leishmania Research (Contributor);
(vii) TextBook of Medicine- API Text Book of Medicine (Co-author); and
(viii) India Under Atal Bihari Vajpayee, B.J.P. Era
Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments Have written more than 100 research papers in medical journals and more than 200 articles in print media;
Member of:
(i) Scientific working Group (Leishmaniasis), W.H.O. (Geneva);
(ii) Steering committee (W.H.O. Geneva); and
(iii) Expert Committee (Leishmaniasis), 1988-2000;
(i) Padmashree;
(ii) BC Roy National Award (Indian Medical Council);
(iii)Bkaiket Oration Award (Indian Council of Medical Research); and
(iv) P.N. Raju Oration Award (ICMR)
Social and Cultural Activities Motivating Harijans for going to school through Yagao Pawit Sanskar; organising medical camps in remote areas and motivating people to participate in welfare activities
Special Interests Scientific Research in Kala-azar (Visceral Leishmaniasis); educating poor children; and educational development of Bihar
Favourite Leisurely activity & Recreation Listening to music, watching cricket and gardening
Sports and Clubs Patron of different sport clubs; and of sports in backward areas
Countries Visited France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Russia, Switzerland, U.K. and U.S.A.
Other Information Stood first and received gold medal in M.B.B.S. Honours;
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and currently Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Patna Medical College;
Chairman, Balaji Utthan Sansthan, Patna, 1994 onwards;
Member of:
(i) Cardiological Society of India;
(ii) Indian Medical Association;
(iii)Indian Science Congress Association;
(iv)Association of Physicians of India;
(v) New York Academy of Science;
(vi) British Medical Association; organised and chaired many scientific meetings and symposia;
Revolutionised the concept of treatment of Kala-azar and recognised as an international authority in this field; and
still supervising research on Kala-azar in Bihar. Member of Board of Governors, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Educational and Research , 1998.

Go Back Feedback |  Disclaimer Go Top