Minister of State for Food Processing Industries
NAME: Rameswar Teli
PROFESSION: Political & Social Worker
BORN: 14th August 1970
PLACE OF BIRTH: Duliajan, Assam
FATHER’S NAME: Late Shri Budhu Teli
MOTHER’S NAME: Smt. Dukala Teli
POLITICAL AFFILIATION / PARTY: Bharatiya Janata Party
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://www.india.gov.in/my-government/indian-parliament/rameswar-teli
REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT: Under Union Minister Rameswar Teli, the center approved 134 food processing projects in various regions in 2020 despite the COVID-19 epidemic and remained committed to expanding the sector. Minister of Food Processing Industry, Rameswar Teli, also participated in the fourth edition of the Emerging North East event in Guwahati.
Rameswar Teli is a politician and social worker from Assam who was born on 14th August 1970 and he has been affiliated to Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
BACKGROUND: Rameswar Teli was born in Duliajan, Assam to Budhu Teli and Dulka Teli. His family belonged to the tea garden community of Assam.
UPBRINGING & EDUCATION: Rameswar Teli completed his education from Tipling Ghat High School, Boragadhai. His father was a driver. As a teenager, he used to sell yam and fern in order to buy snacks.
WALK OF LIFE: Rameswar Teli was elected to Lok Sabha from Dibrugarh (Lok Sabha region) in the 2014 national elections. He was elected to the Assam Assembly in 2001-2006 and 2006-2011 from Duliajan in the Dibrugarh region.
He was defeated in the 2011 general election by almost 3000 votes cast in favor of Amiya Gogoi. In the general election in India, in 2014 he was elected as a Member of Parliament for the Dibrugarh region. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced Rameswar Teli to his cabinet, excitement filled Assam.
MAJOR INITIATIVES TAKEN: N/A
CAREER TIMELINE / POSITON HELD:
2014-He was a member of the Consultative Committee under the Department of Development of the North East Region. He was a member of the Standing Committee on Industry. He was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha constituency from Dibrugarh constituency as a candidate for Bharatiya Janata Party.
2016– Became a member of the Community Service Committee.
2019– He contested and won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Dibrugarh region by more than 80,000 votes. In May 2019, Teli became the Minister of State for the Food Processing Industry.