Sh. Ramsinh Rathwa
Chairman - TRIFED
Sh. Ramsinh Rathwa
Contact Info
Mobile: 9909014490
Email :
Address AT & PO, Pipaldi TA Kawant Distt. Chhotaudepur Pin – 391170.
Father's Name Shri Pataliyabhai Rathwa
Mother's Name Smt. Dhagdiben Rathwa
Date of Birth 01 Jun 1951
Place of Birth Pipaldi, Distt. Chhota Udaipur (Gujarat)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 29 May 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Sudhaben Rathwa
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
S.S.C., Diploma in Painting, Post-Diploma in Graphics; short-term training course in Museology
Educated at Kawant English School, Chhota Udaipur, Gujarat, Faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Vadodara, Gujarat; and National Museum, New Delhi
Profession Political and Social Worker
Artist, Agriculturist, Businessperson
Permanent Address
(i) 192 B, Amit Nagar Society,
VIP Road, Karelibaug,
Vadodara-390018, Gujarat
Tel : (0265) 2484111, 09909014490 (M)
Fax : (0265) 2492558

(ii) Pipaldi, Tal. Kawant,
Distt. Chhota Udaipur, Gujarat
Present Address
48 - 50, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Telefax : (011) 23010144, 9013180464 (M)
Positions Held
1982-94 Member, Rajya Sabha (Two Terms)
1982-84 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
1984-1986 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of HRD
1986-88 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
  Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
1988-1990 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
1990-92 Member, Railway Convention Committee
1992-94 Member, Consultative Committee, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2004 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009-May 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Industry
  Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests
15 Mar. 2010-2014 Member, Railway Convention Committee
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2017 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Industry
  Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs
                                                              National BJP ST  Morcha Vice President


Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Awarded certificate of merit by the Association of Working Artists in 1984; held Art exhibitions at regional, national and international levels; the paintings have formed a part of the collectional heritage of Art Gallery of National Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi; Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh; Birla Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi; Lalit Kala Academy, Bangalore; Karnataka State, Lalit Kala Acadamy Bangalore; All India Fine Arts and Craft Society, New Delhi; Bombay Art Society; Manipur State Lalit Kala Acadamy and Graphic workshops organised by Gujarat State Lalit Kala Academy and faculty of Fine Arts, M.S. University, Vadodara
Social And Cultural Activities
Associated with various developmental activities for the upliftment of the weaker sections in Gujarat and with tribal development programmes and also with culture, dance, drama, tribal music and tribal arts activities
Special Interests
Painting, Photography and Print making "PITHORA" Painting - the traditional idiom of Adivasi Land.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Tribal Painting
Sports and Clubs
Member, Fine Arts, Film Club, Vadodara, Gujarat
Countries Visited
Denmark, Egypt, France, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Israel, Italy, Japan (as a member of Parliamentary Delegation), Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Switzerland and Thailand
Other Information
Gallery artist; active in college activities; participated in, (i) various developmental activities in and around Anand Niketan Ashram; (ii) All India Khet Parishad activities; and (iii) Art exhibitions at regional, national and international levels; was an art teacher in Jeevan Sadhana High School, Baroda, 1977–81; devoted to Print Making group. Served as a Gallery Artists-Darbar Hall Museum, Junagarh, Gujarat, 1981-82; always willing to help people