Hon'ble Governor's Profile
Name Shri Ramesh Bais
Position Held Governor of Jharkhand
Father's Name Late Khomlal Bais
Mother's Name Smt. Kejabai Bais
Date of Birth 02 Aug 1947
Birth Place Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
Maritial Status Married
Date of Marriage 01 May 1968
Spouse Name Smt. Rambai Bais
No. of Children No.of Sons:1 No.of Daughters:2
Permanent Address 9, Ravi Nagar,Raipur - 492 001, Chhattisgarh
Email Id
Educational Qualifications Higher Secondary Educated at B.S.E., Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Position Held
1978-83 Councillor, Municipal Corporation, Raipur
1980-84 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1980-82 Member, Estimates Committee, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1982-85 Member, Library Committee, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1982-88 Pradesh Mantri, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Madhya Pradesh
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1989-90 & 1994-96 Vice-President, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
1990-97 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
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996-97 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998-99 Union Minister of State, Steel and Mines
1999 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
2004 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
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)
2009-2014 Chief whip in Lok Sabha (BJP)
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committe on Public Undertakings
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
23 Sep. 2009 Member, Rules Committee
1 May 2010 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha (7th term)
Sept.,2014- May, 2019 Appointed as Chairman, Standing Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment

-Extensively conducted studies on Disability Bill &the Transgender Bill
July,2019 – July, 2021 Appointed as Governor of Tripura
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
Favourite Pastimes and Recreation Chatting with kids
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