Himachal Pradesh
14th Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha)
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Hon'ble Member Legislative Assembly
Jeet Ram Katwal
Sh. Jeet Ram Katwal
Jhanduta -[46]- BILASPUR
Permanent Address :Village Ropri, P.O. & Tehsil Jhandutta, Distt. Bilaspur, (HP).
Mobile Number :9418484288
Email :jrkatwal[at]gmail[dot]com
  • Son of Smt. Sunehru Devi and Late Shri Rohli Ram Katwal; born on 17th  May, 1956 at Village Ropri, P.O and Tehsil Jhandutta, District Bilaspur, HP;  MA (Political Science) from Agra University, MBA, Post Graduate  Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC), Certificate in Human Rights (CHR) and Certificate in Computing (CIC) from IGNOU; married to Smt. P.Angmo Katwal; two daughters and one son;  Retired Civil Servant, Agriculturist, Horticulturist, Social and Political worker.

    Started career as Telephone Operator (P&T Deptt.). Thereafter joined General Insurance Corporation of India as Assistant Administrative Officer. Joined Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service in 1986 and appointed to Indian Administrative Service in year 2001.

     As an HAS and IAS officer held various important assignments in the Govt. of H.P. i.e. SDMs in Lahaul-Spiti, Kullu and Mandi Districts, Additional District Magistrate Shimla, Collector of Forest, Kullu & Deputy Comissioner, Una.

    Additional Secretary/Special Secretary: Home, Health, Education, General Administration (Cabinet), Chief Minister's Office, Training and Foreign Assignments, Administrative Reforms, Revenue & Disaster Management, Science & Technology, Social Justice & Empowerment.

     Head of Departments: Ayurveda, Information & Public Relations, Youth Services & Sports, Estates, Hospitality & Protocol, Polloution Control Board, State Project Director Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Women & Child Development and Food & Civil Supplies.

    Managing Director: Himachal Pradesh Milk Federation, Himachal Pradesh Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation, Himachal Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation, Himachal Pradesh State Electronics Development Corporation and Himachal Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation.

    Also functioned as District Census Officer, 2001; State Nodal Officer Census, 2011; State Nodal Officer and OSD, Organising Committee Commonwealth Games, Delhi-2010.

    Retired from HP Government as an IAS officer in May, 2016 and joined Bharatiya Janata Party on 14th October, 2017.

                  Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in December, 2017; Member, Human Development, Privileges and Ethics Committees, 2018-2022 and Library, Research & Reference Committee, 2018-2022; and Public Accounts Committee, 2021-2022.

                Re-elected to the State Legislative Assembly in December, 2022; and nominated as Member, Public Accounts & General Development Committees.

    Special Interest: Political and social Service.

    Favorite Pastime: Trekking, gardening, reading, listening radio and old classical music.

    Sports and Club: Member, H.P. Riffle Association.

    Books Published: Case Study: Sustainable Plastic Waste Management in H.P (Presented in group, in International Workshop on Excellence in Public Administration and e-governance, in New Delhi) which was selected for teaching in Harvard University, USA.

    Awards: Recipient of 'President Silver Medal' for outstanding performance in Census Operations, 2001

    Travels Abroad: South Korea (10 days) as a Chairman of Indian National Youth Delegation under International Youth Exchange Programme, August/September 2009; Tibet/China as a Liason Officer (Group Leader) Kailash Manasarovar Yatra Batch -5, KMY-2015 and Srilanka (as an IAS Officer from LBSNAA).

    Languages Known: Hindi, English and Urdu.