Governor of Rajasthan

Name - Smt. Margaret Alva
Date of Birth - 14th April, 1942
Place of Birth - Mangalore, Distt. South Kanara (Karnataka)
Father's Name - Late Shri P.A. Nazareth
Date of Marriage -

24 May, 1964

Spouse's Name - Shri Niranjan Alva
Children - Three Sons and One Daughter
Educational Qualifications -

B.A., B.L., Hon. Doctorate Educated at Mt. Carmel College and Government Law College, Bengaluru (Karnataka)

Profession -

Advocate, Social Worker, Trade Unionist

Former Governors

Membership of Parliament

1974 - 1980 Member, Rajya Sabha
1980 - 1986 Member, Rajya Sabha
1986 - 1992 Member, Rajya Sabha
1992 - 1998 Member, Rajya Sabha
1999 - 2004 Member, 13th Lok Sabha

Positions Held

- Member, All India Congress Committee
1972 - 1973 Convenor, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Women's Front
1974 - 1980 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1975 - 1976 Convenor, Congress Parliamentary Party
Member, Committee in Information and Broadcasting
Member Executive, Congress Parliamentary Party
1975 - 1977 Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee
1978 - 1980 General Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), Karnataka
1980 - 1986 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1983 - 1985 Member, Panel of Vice-Chairman, Rajya Sabha
1983 - 1988 National Convenor, Mahila Congress
1984 - 1985 Union Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1985 - 1989 Union Minister of State, Youth Affairs & Sports and Women & Child Development
Development in the Ministry of Human Resource Development
1990 - 1991 Chairman, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table, Rajya Sabha
Member Executive, Congress Parliamentary Party
1991 Union Minister of State, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
1993 - 1995 Deputy Chief Whip, Congress Party, Rajya Sabha
1993 - 1996 Union Minister of State, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Parliamentary Affairs (Additional Charge)
1996 - 1997 Member, Committee on External Affairs
1996 - 1998 Member, Committee on Public Accounts
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
1999 Member, Panel of Chairmen, Lok Sabha
1999 - 2000 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, House Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
2000 - 2001 Chairman, Committee on the Empowerment of Women
2000 - 2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism
2004 - 2009 Advisor to the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies & Training
06-08-2009 to 14-05-2012 Governor of Uttarakhand
12-05-2012 to Cont. Governor of Rajasthan

Contacts

Address Raj Bhawan, Civil Lines, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Telephone No.

+91-141-2228716

Fax No.

+91-141-2228737