Administrator

Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki

Father’s Name : Late Shri Jimipal Singh
     
Mother's Name : Smt. Parbati Bai
     
Spouse Name : Smt. Rani Solanki
     
Date of Birth : 1st July, 1939
     
Place of Birth : Village - Garhpara, Tehsil Mehgaon, Distt. Bhind (M.P.)
     
Educational Qualifications :
  • B.A. Self Study, Jiwaji University, Gwalior
  • B.Ed, P.G.B.T. College, Ujjain;
  • M.A. (English Literature), Jiwaji University, Gwalior
     
Profession : Teaching, Politics and Social Service
     
Teaching :
  • 1958-1965 - Teacher, Banmor Cement Works School, Banmor, Distt. Morena
  • 1965-1966 - Teacher, Vidyalok Mandir, Senior Secondary School, Gwalior
  • 1966-2000 - Professor, P.G.V. College, Gwalior
     
Politics :
  • 2002-2006 - General Secretary, BJP, M.P. State
  • 2007-2010 - State Convener, BJP, Maharashtra
  • 2010-2014 - State Convener, BJP, Rajasthan
     
Positions held :
  • August 2009 - Elected to Rajya Sabha
  • August 2009 - Member-Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
  • July 2010 - Member Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport
  • Member - Advisory Committee, Ministry of Power
  • Member - India-Cuba Parliamentary Friendship Group
  • Member - India Bosnia and Herzegovina Parliamentary Friendship Group
  • April 2012 - Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
  • August 2012 - Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
  • July, 2014 - Took over as the Governor of Haryana,
  • January, 2015 - Took over as the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of the U.T. of Chandigarh