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Nitish Sengupta, the former Member of Parliament Died

Nov 4, 2013 09:50 IST

Nitish Sengupta, the former Lok Sabha and Revenue Secretary died on 3 November 2013 due to the cardiac arrest. He was of 80 years. Now he is survived by two daughters.

About Nitish Sengupta
• He joined politics in the year 1996 and was elected as the Member of Parliament to the 13th Lok Sabha from 1999 to 2004
• Sengupta was selected as the member of the Public Accounts Committee, Petitions Committee and the standing committee for Ministry of Railways and Consultative committee for the Ministry of Finance
• He became an IAS in 1957 and held different positions like Revenue Secretary, Member Secretary, Planning Commission, Director-General Tourism, Controller of Capital Issues and Secretary, Department of Supply in the Government of India and Secretary, Information and Cultural Affairs and Director of Food Rationing in the Government of West Bengal
• He retired in 1992 and then took over as the Director General of International Management Institute in New Delhi and held the post till January 2005
• He held the position of United Nations Commission on Transnational Corporations (1981-82) as Chairman
• He was the chairman of the Committee on Prasar Bharati Act 1996
• In 1996 he conducted Amarnath Yatra Tragedy Enquiry
• He was the chairman committee on Restructuring of Sector Petroleum Companies in 19998 to 1999
• IN 1996 he was the Non-Alignment Movement observer for the presidential election in Palestine

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