Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre
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Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre

Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre (born 26 February 1959) is an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra and currently Minister of State in the Government of India and a member of the 17th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Akola[1] constituency of Maharashtra and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party.

He was also a member of the 14th Lok Sabha,[2]15th Lok Sabha[3] and 16th Lok Sabha between 2004-2019 from Akola.

Education and early career

Dhotre is B.E (Mechanical) from Government College of Engineering, Amravati in 1981.


In May 2019, Dhotre became Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology.[4]

Debate details in Lok Sabha

  • 14-Jul-2014 (I) The Budget (Railways) - 2014-15 (II) Demands for Excess Grants (Railways) - 2011-12
  • 14-Jul-2014 - Need to expedite the gauge conversion of the Ratlam-Fatehabad-Indore-Mhow-Khandwa-Amalakhurd-Akot-Akola Section
  • 31-Jul-2014 - Flood and drought situation in the country
  • 11-Aug-2014 - The Railways (Amendment) Bill, 2024
  • 25-Nov-2014 - Demand for recognizing Anganwadi workers as a regular govt employee
  • 11-Mar-2015 - The Budget (Railways) - 2015-16; (ii) Demands for Grants on Account (Railways) - 2015-16; and (iii) Supplementary Demands for Grants (Railways) - 2014-15
  • 19-Mar-2015 - Discussion on the agrarian situation in the country
  • 22-Apr-2015 - Regarding not to scrap Handloom Reservation Act[5]

Positions held in Lok Sabha

  • 5 Aug. 2004 and 5 Aug. 2007 - Aug. 2008 - Member, Committee on Information Technology
  • 31 Aug. 2009 - Member, Committee on Rural Development
  • 14 Aug. 2014 onwards - Member, Committee on Estimates
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards - Member, Standing Committee on Railways
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards - Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
  • 3 July 2015 onwards - Convenor, Sub Committee-III, Committee on Estimates


Family and personal life

Sanjay Dhotre married to Suhasini in 1983. They have two sons.[9]


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