Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Santosh Mohan Dev of India

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Sontosh Mohan Dev is a veteran Indian political leader and a key member of the Indian National Congress.
Dev was first elected to the Parliament in 1980, the first of his seven terms in office as the Member Of Parliament.
Mr Dev has the rare distinction of being elected from two different states.
Dev has held crucial cabinet and non Cabinet posts.
Dev had represented India in the Population Conference held in China in 1982 and was a member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference at Isle of Man in 1984.
Dev was re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from Silchar in Assam.
Dev was Chairman, Public Accounts Committee during 1990-1991 and was a member of the Parliamentary Committee of General Purpose Committee.
Santosh Mohan Dev is the eldest of three sons of the renowned Bengali North Eastern Freedom Fighter Satindra Mohan Dev.
Satindra Mohan Dev was known as fierce opponent of British Rule and enjoyed the personal confidence of Jawaharlal Nehru.
Santosh Mohan Dev was educated at G.
Shri Dev has four daughters and his wife Bithika Dev is currently a Member of the state legislative assembly of Assam from his home constituency of Silchar.
Dev is also a certified and professionally qualified Football Referee.
Dev was also the winner of the All Assam Lawn Tennis Championship.
An avid reader, Mr Dev is personally inspired by Famous Bengali writers like Bankim Chandra and Rabindranath Tagore.
Dev had refused to take charge of his Ministry yesterday as Mr.
On August 21, 1995, the balance in the savings bank account of Mr Santosh Mohan Dev was Rs 22.
Mr Sarit Mohan Dev is one of the directors of Germinda.
The situation became critical, as Dev was in constant talks with the leaders in the central party.
The news item in question stated that while the Union Shipping, Road Transport and Highway Ministry sanctioned only one of the ten roads for which Tarun Gogoi had submitted a list, the entire list of roads sent by Dev was approved and sanctioned.
Dev said a lobby is active to send wrong messages to create a cleavage in political leadership and divide between the Brahmaputra and Barak valleys, which is most unfortunate.
Dev said the only problem is of technical formalities.
Dev had trounced Purakayastha in the 1999 Lok Sabha elections from this seat by 1,08,742 votes.
24: Emboldened by his success against Japanese auto giant Suzuki, heavy industry minister Santosh Mohan Dev has decided to pit himself against the Congress-led alliance?s big boy ? finance minister P.
Sources said Dev is doubly buoyed as he has recently worsted Chidambaram in another crucial battle: control over the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC.
Releasing a book 'Empowering Public Sector Enterprises in India', Mr Dev said full managerial and commercial autonomy to profit-making PSEs had been achieved to a large extent with major PSEs, particularly the Navratnas, becoming global players.
NEW DELHI, SEPT 20: Heavy industries minister Santosh Mohan Dev has set the cat amongst the pigeons.
Mr Dev has asked SMC to explain why decisions taken by the Maruti board were reversed without prior discussion.
Mr Dev has said that the government should have been taken into confidence before SMC made an announcement.
Addressing the Parliamentary Consultative Committee Meeting attached to his Ministry here, Mr Dev said the proposed system would be useful in devising appropriate strategies for further improving the performance of the CPSEs.
Dev said he was discussing an excise duty cut with the Finance Ministry.
If need be, we will certainly intervene to sustain growth,” Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Santosh Mohan Dev said at the SIAM Annual Convention here.
Dev said during the first four months, the passenger car segment grew by 13.
Commenting on the Automotive Mission Plan (AMP) released earlier this year, Dev said the government was in the process of finalising the implementation committee.
Briefing reporters after the meeting Mr Santosh Mohan Dev said that the proposal is of a new plant to be set up in Haryana.
Mr Dev said the joint production would include small and big cars meant for both sales in domestic and overseas markets.
Mr Dev said the Finance Minister has also agreed to his suggestion for reserving certain portion of the shares for the employees of BHEL.
Mr Dev said he had no idea if Mr Taslimuddin, who belongs to a regional party allied to the Congress, would also demand the ministry.
Dev was speaking at the formal inauguration of 9th Auto Expo here by Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath.
Dev said every country has given protection to a sector in the initial period.
Feb 12, 2006 (NEW DELHI) Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Santosh Mohan Dev has laid the foundation stone for a mega Thermal Power project at Kosti in White Nile State of Sudan.
Santosh Mohan Dev is heading this year's standing committee.
This time, it is to Silchar, the north-eastern town in Assam close to the Bangladesh border, the constituency from which Santosh Mohan Dev has been an MP six times.
Disinvestment decisions are taken by the government on a case-by-case basis from time to time, Mr Dev said and added that the amount realisable from disinvestments would depend upon the market conditions prevailing at the time of the offer for sale/initial public offer.
country's biggest car maker, Maruti Udyog Ltd.